Each letter of the alphabet serves as inspiration for a brief, funny story, including H for “Half a House” (lived in by Helen), and Y for “ Yeti, a Yak and a Yo-yo”. Full-color illustrations were made with ink on paper, with color added digitally.
Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the LettersBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780399167911 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Philomel Page Count: 112 Trim Size: 8 7/8" x 12 1/4" Dewey Classification: E Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.8, Points: 0.5 Lexile: Level: AD630L Awards & Honors: SLJ Best Books 2014, Picture Books
Amazon.com Best Books of the Year 2014, Ages 3–5
PW’s Best Books of 2014, Picture Books; New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Picture Books
ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, All Ages
BuzzFeed 2014 Best Books, Picture Book
Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2014, Picture Books
Capitol Choices 2015
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal Shortlist for 2016
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