8: An Animal Alphabet by Elisha Cooper8: An Animal Alphabet by Elisha Cooper

8: An Animal Alphabet

byElisha Cooper

Hardcover | July 28, 2015

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Explore the animal world, from aardvark to zebu!

Discover hundreds of animals, great and small. Lion and lizard, whale and wombat. Learn one wild fact about each animal. (Did you know that gorillas yawn when they are nervous?) Look carefully, because for each letter of the alphabet, one animal is pictured eight times. Why 8? Come inside and find out.

ELISHA COOPER is the award-winning author of Train, which received five starred reviews; Farm, which received starred reviews in Horn Book and Publishers Weekly; and Beach, which won the 2006 Society of Illustrators Gold Medal. Other picture books include A Good Night Walk, Magic Things Big, and Dance!, a New York Times Best Illustrate...
Title:8: An Animal AlphabetFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.8 × 9.82 × 0.37 inPublished:July 28, 2015Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545470838

ISBN - 13:9780545470834


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Train:* "A poetic, beautifully conceived book." -Booklist, starred review* "The loose watercolour-and-pencil artwork hums with activity and energy." -Kirkus, starred review* "Cooper's signature sun-bleached watercolours beautifully convey human achievements and nature's grandeur through both detail and a range of scale." -Publishers Weekly, starred review"Cooper's loose watercolor images are arranged harmoniously against spacious white backgrounds...Don't get behind the eight ball: order now; it's great fun." -Kirkus ReviewsPraise for 8: An Animal Alphabet"From albatross to earthworm, kudu to quoll, uakari to zebu, the realistic drawings of well-known and some lesser-known creatures are representative of the talented Cooper's signature style... It's a feast of fauna!" - Booklist starred review