Alphabet City

Paperback | October 15, 1999

IllustratorStephen T. Johnson, Stephen Johnson

not yet rated|write a review
A 1996 Caldecott Honor book!

The urban landscape will never look the same again. As Stephen T. Johnson demonstrates in a series of strikingly realistic pastels and watercolors, a simple sawhorse can contain the letter "A"--while lampposts alongside a highway can form a row of elegant, soaring Ys. A 1996 Caldecott Honor book, this sophisticated, wordless alphabet book is sure to appeal to young and old alike.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$8.17 online
$8.99 list price (save 9%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25
Prices may vary. why?
Please call ahead to confirm inventory.

From Our Editors

Leafing through the pages of a Stephen T. Johnson book is truly a feast for the eyes and Alphabet City is no exception. In this mesmerizing book, the talented illustrator creates stunning images featuring all of the alphabet's letters. Best of all, these illustrations show the ABCs as kids might see them in everyday objects, such as th...

From the Publisher

A 1996 Caldecott Honor book!The urban landscape will never look the same again. As Stephen T. Johnson demonstrates in a series of strikingly realistic pastels and watercolors, a simple sawhorse can contain the letter "A"--while lampposts alongside a highway can form a row of elegant, soaring Ys. A 1996 Caldecott Honor book, this sophis...

Stephen T. Johnson is a highly versatile American artist whose art spans a broad range of concepts, contexts and mediums including painting, collage, drawing, sculpture and installations and can be seen in museum and gallery exhibitions, public art commissions, and through his original award-winning children’s books. Much of Johnson’s ...

other books by Stephen T. Johnson

Alphabet City
Alphabet City

Hardcover|Nov 1 1999

$20.46 online$22.50list price(save 9%)
My Little Red Fire Truck
My Little Red Fire Truck

Other|Sep 8 2009

$23.91 online$29.99list price(save 20%)
City By Numbers
City By Numbers

Paperback|Jul 28 2003

$10.95 online$10.99list price
see all books by Stephen T. Johnson
Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.44 × 8.25 × 0.12 inPublished:October 15, 1999Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140559043

ISBN - 13:9780140559040

Appropriate for ages: Baby - 2

Customer Reviews of Alphabet City

Reviews

Extra Content

From Our Editors

Leafing through the pages of a Stephen T. Johnson book is truly a feast for the eyes and Alphabet City is no exception. In this mesmerizing book, the talented illustrator creates stunning images featuring all of the alphabet's letters. Best of all, these illustrations show the ABCs as kids might see them in everyday objects, such as the 'A' in a sawhorse or the 'S' shape made by a curvy road.