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ANIMALIA
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ANIMALIA

By Base, Graeme

New York:: Harry N. Abrams,, 1987.. Near fine in glossy illustrated boards, no dust jacket.. Hardcover. An incredibly beautiful and intricate alphabet book - a classic. Large format, unpaginated.

$18.00

ANTELOPE, BISON, COUGAR: A National Park Wildlife Alphabet Book.
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ANTELOPE, BISON, COUGAR: A National Park Wildlife Alphabet Book.

By Medley, Steven P.; Daniel San Souci, illustrator.

Yosemite National Park, California: : Yosemite Association,, (2001.). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. A colorfully illustrated book featuring animals found in our National Parks - each letter is illustrated by a full page color paintings by Daniel San Souci and tells which park the animal frequents, as well as giving a bit of general information on their habits. SIGNED by both the author and the illustrator and dated in the year of publication. Oblong format, unpaginated.

$40.00

BIRDS IN MY DRAWER:  Funny ABC Rhymes: A Golden Preschool Learning Book.
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BIRDS IN MY DRAWER: Funny ABC Rhymes: A Golden Preschool Learning Book.

By Wood, Jo Anne.

Racine, WI:: Western Publishing Company, Inc.,, 1971.. Near fine in stiff illustrated boards, with a yellow comb binding (name inside front cover, a bit of rubbing to covers) Uncommon.. First edition. One of six books in this series of board books, designed for pre-schoolers. Colorful illustrations by Olindo Giacomini. A word to parents inside the front cover. Unpaginated (12 pp).

$40.00

B IS FOR BUFFLEHEAD.
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B IS FOR BUFFLEHEAD.

By Hutchcraft, Steve.

Alamo, CA: : PhotoHutch,, (2009). Fine in illustrated boards, as issued. Promotional brochure laid in. . First printing. "Flying Through the ABCs with Fun Feathered Friends " - a beautiful and informative book, illustrated with over 60 full color photographs of North American birds. Includes a "who's who challenge" and several pages of additional facts about the birds. SIGNED on the title page. Square format, 80 pp.

$30.00

FANCY NANCYS FAVORITE FANCY WORDS: From Accessories to Zany.
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FANCY NANCYS FAVORITE FANCY WORDS: From Accessories to Zany.

By O'Connor, Jane. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser

New York: Harper Collins, (2008). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). 2nd printing. An alphabetical guide to enhancing vocabulary through colorful and fun pictures and text. SIGNED on title page by the illustrator, Robin Glasser. Unpaginated.

$20.00

ANNO'S ALPHABET.
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ANNO'S ALPHABET.

By Anno, Mitsumasa.

New York:: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.,, 1975.. Very near fine in a good only dust jacket (bookplate. Although now protected by an archival cover the dj has several edgetears, is price-clipped.). First US printing. As is typical of Anno's books, this is both beautifully illustrated and one that rewards a second and closer look. A wordless book with the letters of the alphabet apparently carefully constructed out of wooden letters - but with each having an odd quirk to the perspective. Each double page spread is bordered by different pen and ink drawings with hidden objects. Unpaginated. Large square format.

$24.50

A IS FOR AFRICA.
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A IS FOR AFRICA.

By Onyefulu, Ifeoma.

New York: Dutton - Cobblehill Books,, (1993). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. A colorful book with each letter of the alphabet illustrated by a full color photograph taken by the author, and showing an aspect of the village life she knew growing up as a member of the Igbo tribe in southwestern Nigeria - even though the pictures were taken in Nigeria, they represent universal African experiences of traditional village life, warm family ties and hospitality. Oblong format, unpaginated.

$23.50

WALK THE DOG.
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WALK THE DOG.

By Barner, Bob.

San Francisco:: Chronicle Books,, (2000.). Just about fine in glossy blue boards in a good only dust jacket with tears on both folds, some other minor wear. . First printing. Colorful alphabet book featuring a parade of 26 different breeds of dogs. INSCRIBED by Barner on the title page and dated in 2001. Includes facts on each breed at the end. Large square format, unpaginated.

$29.50

THE BOAT ALPHABET BOOK.
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THE BOAT ALPHABET BOOK.

By Pallotta, Jerry. Illustrated by David Biedrzyzki.

Watertown, MA:: Charlesbridge,, (1998). Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket.. First printing. Each letter of the alphabet showcases boats from all ages - from A for aircraft carrier, B for barkentine to Z for zodiac. Colorful illustrations, informative and fun ryhmes. INSCRIBED on the title page by the author "C is for ----- Make waves with books!" and dated in 1999. Oblong format, unpaginagated.

$35.00

ZOOPA: An Animal Alphabet.
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ZOOPA: An Animal Alphabet.

By Marino, Gianna.

San Francisco:: Chronicle Books,, (2005). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. A delightful - mostly wordless - alphabet book from the tiny ant to the exuberant zebra (the final 2 double page spreads name all the animals). The author's first children's book, Large format, unpaginated.

$20.00

D IS FOR DRINKING GOURD: An African American Alphabet.
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D IS FOR DRINKING GOURD: An African American Alphabet.

By Sanders, Nancy I.; E. B. Lewis, illustrator.

Chelsea, MI:: Sleeping Bear Press,, (2007.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. 2nd printing. Highlights the achievements of African Americans through the years - from A is for abolitionists, B is for Buffalo Soldiers to X is for Malcolm X. Illustrated throughout in full color by E. B. Lewis. Reference list. Oblong format. Unpaginated.

$17.50

AN ALPHABET OF ANIMALS (FOR THE TOURIST TO SOUTH AFRICA.)
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AN ALPHABET OF ANIMALS (FOR THE TOURIST TO SOUTH AFRICA.)

By Sargent, Bernard, illustrator.

The South African Tourist Corporation, , (1958.). Very near fine in stapled illustrated wrappers. Uncommon.. First printing. Descriptions of exotic African creatures from the antelope and antbear to the ystervark and zebra, illustrated with both color photographs and full color paintings by Bernard Sargent. Includes separate sections on African birds, games reserves and national parks, general travel information. Maps, Oblong format measuring 6'' x 8''. 48 pp.

$35.00

ABC's OF SPACE.
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ABC's OF SPACE.

By Asimov, Isaac.

New York:: Walker,, 1969.. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First book club edition, same size and quality as the trade edition. An alphabet book for slightly older children with each letter represented by two words with definitions from the specialized vocabulary of space exploration. Illustrated in duo-tone photographs and drawings (black, white and orange) What makes this copy of special interest is a photocopied memo laid in stating that when this was reviewed by NASA there were "some incorrect facts" but this information came too late for the first printing (and also this first book club edition) so the corrections will be in the 2nd printing. Large format.

$29.50

A IS FOR THE AMERICAS
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A IS FOR THE AMERICAS

By Chin-Lee, Cynthia and Terri de la Pena, Illustrated by Enrique Sanchez.

New York:: Orchard Books,, (1999.). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. From A is for Americas to Z is for Zuni, this is an alphabet book which the celebrates the cultural diversity, linguistic variety and natural beauty of all the Americas - from the icy tundra of the Arctic Circle to the palms of Argentina. It goes beyond Z to include three characters found in the Spanish language. SIGNED on the title page by both authors. Colorfully illustrated throughout. Oversized oblong format, unpaginated.

$35.00

A IS FOR AMERICA: An American Alphabet.
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A IS FOR AMERICA: An American Alphabet.

By Scillian, Devlin. Illustrated by Pam Carroll.

Chelsea, MI:: Sleeping Bear Press,, (2001.). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. 3rd printing. One of a series of thematic alphabet books - this one uses rhymes, paintings and additional text to highlight all the things that make America, America - K is for "Kitty Hawk and Kansas and Kodiak bears, King Kamehameha, Kellogg's Rice Krispies squares .." Oblong format, unpaginated.

$17.50

JUST IN CASE: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book.
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JUST IN CASE: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book.

By Morales, Yuyi.

New York:: Roaring Brook, , (2008.). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. Winner of the Pura Belpre Medal. SIGNED by the author-illustrator on the half title page with a small sketch of Senor Calavera (Mr Bones, a skeleton) and dated in the year of publication. Large format, unpaginated.

$45.00

THERE'S A ZOO IN ROOM 22.
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THERE'S A ZOO IN ROOM 22.

By Sierra, Judy (Illustrated by Barney Saltzberg)

New York:: Harcourt, Inc.,, (2000.). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. Humorous rhymes which bring a whole zoo to Miss Darling's classroom from Amanda Anaconda to heaps of hamsters, the lemur in the lunchbox, and more. Colorfully illustrated by Barney Saltzberg. SIGNED on the title page by the author and dated in the year of publication. Large format, bound in glossy illustrated boards, unpaginated.

$32.50

K IS FOR KICK: A Soccer Alphabet (Book and Poster.)
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K IS FOR KICK: A Soccer Alphabet (Book and Poster.)

By Herzog, Brad; illustrated by Melanie Rose-Popp.

Chelsea, MI: : Sleeping Bear Press,, (2003.). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy). Poster has been folded, but is otherwise fine. . First printing. One of a series of informative and attractive alphabet books produced by this publisher - in addition to the simple rhyme for younger children ("A is where soccer is played, all over the world... B is for ball.."), each page also contains expository text for older readers which gives specific details about goaltending, referees, the World Cup, and many other aspects. Illustrated with detailed and realistic full-color paintings by Rose-Popp. INSCRIBED by Herzog on the title page ("To ..., hope you get a 'kick' out of this") Large oblong format, bound in glossy illustrated boards. Accompanied by a 19.5 by 17 inch poster, folded, which reproduces the cover illustration and has the alphabet rhymes in the margins.

$45.00

OSCAR DE MEJO'S ABC

By de Mejo, Oscar.

New York:: Harper Collins,, (1992.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. An unusual alphabet book, with de Mejo's famous paintings of American myth and legend used to illustrate the letters of the alphabet. Includes 2 pages of notes on the stories behind the paintings. Large square format, unpaginated, bound in red boards with gilt lettering.

$25.00

AN ALPHABET OF ANGELS.
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AN ALPHABET OF ANGELS.

By Willard, Nancy.

New York:: Scholastic - Blue Sky Press,, (1994.). Fine in a near fine dust jacket.. 2nd printing. Charming alphabet - for all ages - of common and uncommon guardian angels (the angel of streetlights, the angel of dreaming and more), illustrated with photographs of folk art angels by the author. Oblong format, printed on glossy stock. Unpaginated

$16.00

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