New Alphabet of Animals

New Alphabet of Animals

by Christopher Wormell
     
 

Christopher Wormell's magnificent, color-drenched linoleum-block illustrations grace this alphabet book, so handsomely designed it's sure to appeal to discriminating adults as well as to children. The award-winning British artist, whose previous work An Alphabet of Animals took the top graphics prize at the 1990 Bologna Children's Book Fair, has created all

Overview

Christopher Wormell's magnificent, color-drenched linoleum-block illustrations grace this alphabet book, so handsomely designed it's sure to appeal to discriminating adults as well as to children. The award-winning British artist, whose previous work An Alphabet of Animals took the top graphics prize at the 1990 Bologna Children's Book Fair, has created all new artwork for his latest interpretation of the alphabet, featuring glorious images of animals from armadillo to zorilla (a skunklike creature).

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
"From the Southwestern Armadillo to the African Zorilla," PW said, "The arrestingly beautiful wood engravings lift this book to a lofty level." All ages. (June) Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762413478
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
07/03/2002
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
10.68(w) x 10.68(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Christopher Wormell is the celebrated English wood engraver whose illustrated books are collected and loved throughout the world. His first children’s book, An Alphabet of Animals, won the prestigious Graphics Prize at the Bologna International Children’s Book Fair and has been reprinted in numerous editions. His other children’s book titles include Mowgli's Brothers, Blue Rabbit and Friends, Blue Rabbit and the Runaway Wheel, Animal Train, Off to the Fair, and George and the Dragon. Wormell lives in London with his wife and three children.

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