In addition to its lure as a book of imaginative pop art ABCs, this enchanting alphabet book also forms a series of puzzles. Word jumbles at the bottom of each page accompany the images for each letter, identifying everything from airplane to zoo. Includes solutions. Recommended for color devices.
This colorful book takes kids on a journey that introduces numbers and counting. In a style reminiscent of the works of Peter Max, the visual adventure portrays numbers in action, starting with one ship and advancing to ten jugglers. Along the way, the flamboyant graphics in this mathematical puzzle book portray dogs, butterflies, flowers, and other fanciful images.
"With every page of colorful, original illustration, MistakEs invites young readers to spot what's not right. Whose feet are sticking out of the blanket at the end of the bed? Which turtle isn't like the rest? One clock doesn't work-can you find it? These are just some of the funny, off-kilter puzzles and challenges artist Seymour Chwast presents for your amusement and instruction. Kids-and parents and siblings and teachers and librarians-will love...
"Seymour Chwast, an icon of the graphic design world, has delighted audiences with his adaptations of The Divine Comedy, The Canterbury Tales, and The Odyssey, but it is in Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court that he has found his match. Inspired by Twain's comic irreverence for the Knights of the Round Table, Chwast's illustrations showcase his humor at its finest. He brings us a brilliant imagining of the beloved hero, Hank...
"Illustrated retrospective of American humorist James Thurber's art. Work. First book to assemble the range of Thurber's art, from decades of cartoons that established the New Yorker to illustrations for advertisements, children's books, and others' books. Includes previously unpublished art"--