BN.com Gift Guide

Michael Rosen's ABC

Overview

Combines nonsense poems and fanciful illustrations with objects representing each letter of the alphabet.

Combines nonsense poems and fanciful illustrations with objects representing each letter of the alphabet.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (7) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $146.95   
  • Used (6) from $0.00   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$146.95
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(196)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New

Ships from: Chicago, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Overview

Combines nonsense poems and fanciful illustrations with objects representing each letter of the alphabet.

Combines nonsense poems and fanciful illustrations with objects representing each letter of the alphabet.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Meredith Kiger
Michael Rosen's ABC provides a unique approach to the ABC book. Witty, imaginative and nonsensical use of sound and syllables combine to create poems that reinforce each letter and/or letter sound. The surreal illustrations by Bee Willey are a perfect accompaniment and offer an opportunity to sleuth about to identify the objects mentioned in the poems. Entertaining and challenging for children and the adult reader
School Library Journal
K-Gr 4Words and pictures dance in this tongue-twisting alphabet book. Each double-page spread features one letter (capital and lower-case) and corresponding paintings packed with objects and actions that begin with that letter. Identifiable objects range from the easy (pear) to the difficult (vermicelli). Zany rhymes featuring an array of well-known characters (e.g., Charlie Chaplin, Humpty Dumpty, and Snow White) accompany and describe each colorful illustration. For example: "Yankee Doodle came to town/riding on a yak./He stuck a yo-yo in his cap/and called it yackety-yack." Younger children will enjoy listening to the nonsense rhymes as well as finding the objects and actions that correspond with each letter. Older readers will also enjoy the interactive artwork, and will grasp more fully the humorous text. A list of items that can be identified on each page appears at the end. A combination of Shel Silverstein's gift for nonsense rhyme and Maira Kalman's kookiness and color scheme, this book deserves a place in most collections.Tana Elias, Meadowridge Branch Library, Madison, WI
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781562941383
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/28/1996
  • Series: Single Titles Ser.
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.76 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)