A Fine Book of Letters: An Illuminated Journey through the Alphabet

A Fine Book of Letters: An Illuminated Journey through the Alphabet

by Carol Way Wood


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"A Fine Book of Letters" grew out of an exhibition of watercolors I created for a show on Martha's Vineyard in 2008. When I began the project I wanted to create letters with images that related to my life and environment. So, for example, I used my bunny for the "B". I also looked for flowers that grew around me and birds that inhabit my yard. The one exception is the California Quail. I really wanted to do the quail that has that cute little feather on it's forehead. Once I had done the whole alphabet if just seemed natural to make it into a book. The text just seemed to flow. And, I didn't "dumb it down". There are big words in here, which makes it a fun book for adults to read to children. It took a few tries, a lot of help from my book designer, A.Michelle, and a successful Kickstarter project to get the book self-published. It sold out in a couple of years and I was at a l loss as to how to get it reprinted until Create Space was recommended to me. When people ask me about purchasing the book I can now send them to Amazon!

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ISBN-13: 9781544839424
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/16/2017
Pages: 58
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.15(d)

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