Ape in a Cape: An Alphabet of Odd Animals by Fritz Eichenberg

Ape in a Cape: An Alphabet of Odd Animals

byFritz Eichenberg

Paperback | February 1, 2001

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'The richness of coloring; the strength, action and humor in the drawing; and the original rhyme for each letter make this an alphabet book to treasure.' - The Horn Book

About The Author

FRITZ EICHENBERG (1901-19XX) was an artist of wide-ranging talents, from colorful illustrations for children's books such as Ape in a Cape for which he won the Caldecott Medal to wood engravings for books by Poe, Shakespeare, and Tolstoy. Born and trained in Germany, he moved to New York City in 1933 where he continued to work as a fin...

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Title:Ape in a Cape: An Alphabet of Odd AnimalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.23 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0156078309

ISBN - 13:9780156078306

Appropriate for ages: 4

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An assortment of animals introduce the letters of the alphabet

Editorial Reviews

A "Vulture with culture" and a "Bear in despair" are some of the odd animals in this Caldecott-Honor-winning alphabet book. Ages 4-8.