123 Versus ABC

Hardcover | June 25, 2013

byMike Boldt

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Mike Boldt's bright and playful picture book asks a big question: Which is more important, numbers or letters?
 
Numbers and letters, the colorful characters in this story, compete to be the stars of this book. Their debate escalates when funny animals and props arrive—starting with 1 alligator, 2 bears, and 3 cars. Who is this book really about?
 
In the end, the answer is clear. This fresh and funny picture book plays with both numbers and letters in the most imaginative way.

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Mike Boldt's bright and playful picture book asks a big question: Which is more important, numbers or letters? Numbers and letters, the colorful characters in this story, compete to be the stars of this book. Their debate escalates when funny animals and props arrive—starting with 1 alligator, 2 bears, and 3 cars. Who is this book real...

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Welcome to this book about Numbers!Welcome to this book about Letters!Wait. . . .What?!Numbers and Letters both want to be the stars of this book! And when one alligator (that starts with an A!) and two bears (2 of them!) and three cars (1, 2, 3! A, B, C!) begin to show up, the havoc that ensues is as joyous a romp as a counting book ....

Mike Boldt is the author-illustrator of123 versus ABC, which promises laughs "from A to 26," according toPublishers Weekly. Mike roams the beautiful Alberta prairies, where he wrangles colors, shapes, numbers, and letters into picture books.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.38 inPublished:June 25, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062102990

ISBN - 13:9780062102997

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“Boldt’s illustrations have a dimensional, painterly quality that recalls Adam Rex’s work, and the absurd scenarios, strong-willed personalities, and visual gags will have kids laughing from A to 26.”