Gyo Fujikawa's A to Z Picture Book MOBI × A to MOBI

Gyo Fujikawa's A to Z Picture Book Come with me There are all kinds of remarkable things to discover from A to Z We ll drift into delightful dreams, find flying fairies among flowers, meet mean and marvelous monsters, and snooze in secret shelters We might even see a winter wren in the whistling wind Then when we re done, let s start all over again Gyo Fujikawa s beautiful illustrations captivate young and old alike and add to the fun of reading this lively book Brimming with adorable animals, busy babies, and carefree children, the charming black and white drawings and warm color paintings take us from the big city to the heart of the jungle while introducing the letters of the alphabet Again, I know I m in the minority, but this was a weird book On some pages there were only labels for the illustrations on other pages there was additional text and in some cases, there wastext on the following two page spread The inconsistencies were jarring and made the book hard to read, and for the reader to understand I might have given the book three stars for the illustrations, because they were for the most part delightfully charming, but then I reached the U page U is for u Again, I know I m in the minority, but this was a weird book On some pages there were only labels for the illustrations on other pages there was additional text and in some cases, there wastext on the following two page spread The inconsistencies were jarring and made the book hard to read, and for the reader to understand I might have given the book three stars for the illustrations, because they were for the most part delightfully charming, but then I reached the U page U is for ugly and urn really In a children s book This was on the new books shelf at my library though it came out in the mid 70s I see now that it must be a fairly obscure title, without even a photo on here any of my GoodReads Librarian friends able to add one Anyhow, I thought it was charming At first, I found the B W drawings a bit random, just a collection of things that start with the letter, but then I turned to the color page spreads and found them absolutely enchanting with a spread combining multiple things that start with This was on the new books shelf at my library though it came out in the mid 70s I see now that it must be a fairly obscure title, without even a photo on here any of my GoodReads Librarian friends able to add one Anyhow, I thought it was charming At first, I found the BW drawings a bit random, just a collection of things that start with the letter, but then I turned to the color page spreads and found them absolutely enchanting with a spread combining multiple things that start with the letter It s so hard to describe Fujikawa s art, but it is definitely nostalgic made me think of something from Sesame Street or maybe some never seen holiday classic in the Rudolph or Frosty ilk In any case, I appreciated it though obviously it has not had lasting appeal for the majority of readers publishers What a beautiful alphabet book to slowly enjoy so as to not miss a thing Pages and pages of wonderful pictures for each letter, sometimes in bright colour, most times in black and white all fabulous. So beautiful I wishalphabet were inclusive, like this

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