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Matthew A. B. C.
     

Matthew A. B. C.

by Peter Catalanotto
 

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Mrs. Tuttle has her hands full with a class of twenty-five boys — and to make matters worse, they're all named Matthew! Could there be room for one more Matthew? Mrs. Tuttle thinks so...and she doesn't even have trouble figuring out which boy is which. The new Matthew fits right in with the others as readers discover that each Matthew is unique in his own

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Mrs. Tuttle has her hands full with a class of twenty-five boys — and to make matters worse, they're all named Matthew! Could there be room for one more Matthew? Mrs. Tuttle thinks so...and she doesn't even have trouble figuring out which boy is which. The new Matthew fits right in with the others as readers discover that each Matthew is unique in his own special, alphabetical way.

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Publishers Weekly
In this offbeat alphabet book, a teacher attempts to distinguish the 25 Matthews in her kindergarten. PW wrote, "The artist's often wacky depictions of what makes each Matthew special offer kids plenty of laughs." Ages 4-6. (July) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416903307
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publication date:
06/21/2005
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
656,942
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
4 - 6 Years

Meet the Author

Peter Catalanotto has written seventeen books for children, including Monkey & Robot, More of Monkey & Robot, The Newbies, Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-It-All, Ivan the Terrier, Matthew A.B.C., and Emily’s Art, of which School Library Journal said in a starred review, “whether viewed from afar or up close, this creative and heartfelt book is a masterpiece.” In 2008, First Lady Laura Bush commissioned Peter to illustrate the White House holiday brochure. He currently teaches the first children’s book writing course offered by both Columbia University and Pratt Institute. Peter has illustrated more than thirty books for other writers including George Ella Lyon, Cynthia Rylant, Mary Pope Osborne, Joanne Ryder, Robert Burleigh, and Megan McDonald.

Peter Catalanotto has written seventeen books for children, including Monkey & Robot, More of Monkey & Robot, The Newbies, Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-It-All, Ivan the Terrier, Matthew A.B.C., and Emily’s Art, of which School Library Journal said in a starred review, “whether viewed from afar or up close, this creative and heartfelt book is a masterpiece.” In 2008, First Lady Laura Bush commissioned Peter to illustrate the White House holiday brochure. He currently teaches the first children’s book writing course offered by both Columbia University and Pratt Institute. Peter has illustrated more than thirty books for other writers including George Ella Lyon, Cynthia Rylant, Mary Pope Osborne, Joanne Ryder, Robert Burleigh, and Megan McDonald.

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