Z Is for Moose (Hardcover)

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By Kelly Bingham, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
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Description


Caldecott Medalist Paul O. Zelinsky illustrates Kelly Bingham's outrageously funny, critically acclaimed, and boundary-breaking story about a moose, a zebra, and the alphabet Zebra wants to put on a show as simple as ABC, but Zebra's friend Moose has other (unexpected and hilarious) ideas

Zebra thinks the alphabet should be simple. A is for Apple. B is for Ball. Easy But his friend Moose is too excited to wait his turn, and when M isn't for Moose (Mouse gets the honor), the rest of the letters better run for cover. Exuberant and zany storytelling brings to life two friends and one laugh-out-loud comedy of errors that's about friendship, sharing, and compromise. The incomparable Paul O. Zelinsky's artwork is bursting at the seams literally with child appeal. Breaking the borders of the page, and creating the art both digitally and traditionally, Zelinsky turns convention on its head. The result is a picture book that is innovative, hilarious, and begging to be read over and over again.

Named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Praise For…


“Everybody will be elated with this goofy new way of going from A to Z.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)

“This zany alphabet book will make children smile.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)

“This laugh-out-loud romp of an abecedary features an impatient moose who just can’t wait for his turn.”
-Booklist (starred review)

“If you think you’ve seen every possible idea for an alphabet book played out, think again.”
-Horn Book (starred review)

“Just label it F for funny.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Readers accustomed to the usual list of letters will be giggling with suspense by the time ‘L is for Lollipop’ rolls around.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060799847
ISBN-10: 0060799846
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Publication Date: February 28th, 2012
Pages: 32
Language: English