Alaska Abc, 40th Anniversary Edition by Shannon CartwrightAlaska Abc, 40th Anniversary Edition by Shannon Cartwright

Alaska Abc, 40th Anniversary Edition

IllustratorShannon Cartwright

Paperback | February 20, 2018

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The updated 40th anniversary edition of this best-selling ABC book celebrates Alaskan culture, with all-new colorful and imaginative artwork.

This playful and humorous alphabet book inspires learning the ABCs and introduces young children to Alaskan flora, fauna, and culture. Meet a moose in mukluks, a reindeer in the rain, and salmon snowshoeing! A glossary at the end defines words introduced in the text that may not seem familiar but are common in Alaskan culture, like qiviut--the wooly undercoat of a muskox--and umiak--a boat made from animal skin stretched over a wooden frame.
SHANNON CARTWRIGHT arrived in Alaska in 1972 after graduating from the University of Michigan School of Architecture and Design. She was drawn north by the stories she heard as a child from her grandmother, Esther Schaubel, a famous public-health nurse who spent 15 years in the Alaska bush during the '40s and '50s. She has spent most ...
Title:Alaska Abc, 40th Anniversary EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.9 × 8.6 × 0.1 inPublished:February 20, 2018Publisher:Sasquatch BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:163217166X

ISBN - 13:9781632171665