Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters

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Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters

by Oliver Jeffers

First Release:

February 2015

ISBN: 9780399167911

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.

 
  • 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
    Genre: Fic
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