Alligators All Around Board Book: An Alphabet by Maurice Sendak

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From alligators all around to zippity zound, from entertaining elephants to throwing tantrums, the antics of these alligators make reciting the alphabet fun!

This beloved classic from Maurice Sendak has helped introduce the alphabet to generations of children. The combination of Maurice Sendak's signature humor and artwork creates all-around irresistible alphabet fun.

Alligators All Around, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Chicken Soup with Rice, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak's original work. You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature collection, and these board books will make it even easier for children to share with their grown-up readers.

Maurice Sendak's children's books have sold over 30 million copies and have been translated into more than 40 languages. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over ThereHigglety Pigglety Pop!, and Nutshell Library. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration, in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, and in 1996 he received a National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, Sendak received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an annual international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.

Target Age: 4-7


Pub Date:  January 10, 2017

 0.6" H x 7.0" L x 5.0" W

32 pages

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