The Wildlife ABC
A Nature Alphabet
With its superbly detailed scratchboard illustrations, this animal alphabet book is a wondrous introduction for young children to their ABC's. The rhyming text gently carries the reader from one vivid page to the next, traveling from A to Z while visiting all kinds of North American wildlife along the way, each animal portrayed with whimsical authenticity.
Decorative borders offer extra surprises for sharp-eyed youngsters, while parents, older siblings and teachers will appreciate the fascinating information about each species contained in the Nature Notes at the end of the book.Reviews "Detailed illustrations in deep, rich colors resembling tapestries create a beautiful animal alphabet book."
School Library Journal"...unified by its rich, contrasting colors and delicate precision...this is an unusually attractive variation on a familiar theme."
Kirkus Review"It is amazing the number of different things you see in the illustrations each time you pick up the book. This enchanting book is a must for every library, home or school."
Canadian Children's Literature"...offers endless potential for children ages eight and older...a wonderful beginning resource for study of wildlife and its environment in North America."
Canadian Book Review"...a breathtaking study of animals found in nature..."