More than three million copies of Animalia have been sold around the world, making Graeme Base’s amazing alliterative alphabet book one of the most beloved. Animalia is an illustrated children’s book by Graeme Base. It was originally published in , followed by a tenth anniversary edition in , and a 25th. Base has created an ABC book that goes far beyond a simple listing of items Animalia. Graeme Base, Author ABRAMS $ (32p) ISBN .

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Who can identify the most things? But that being said and even though I have only rated Animalia with a high two star rankingaside from the book teaching and practicing the alphabet, alliteration, rhyming and the like, the hidden images might also be a useful tool for working on pattern recognition with children as well as adults who have focusing and visual tracking issues the latter factoid being yet another reason why a list of the specific hidden objects to be located in Animalia would have been a welcome and much useful addition.

What was not to love? Each page and sometimes both pages are devoted to a single letter. Hands down, from my experiences as child and emerging reader, the best ABC book I laid hands on. Anything less is cheating Graeme in portraying the fineness of his beautiful work. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

I frankly think my son was as excited to see this book appear as his wife was; this is one of the memorable books from his childhood. It is way more interesting and imaginative an introduction to the alphabet than any other ABC book I’ve ever read. Jun 05, Dolly rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Blue butterflies are observed by a baboon playing a bassoon.


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From Publishers Weekly PW called this intricately detailed, oversized alphabet book “a delightful visual feast,” praising Base’s “meticulous” and “far-reaching” artistry. Another one of my absolute favorite books. Because the Ten Commandments are also known as the Decalogue.

There are all kinds of animals, instruments, food and miscellany on the page that starts with the letter. The never-gonna-stop nephew looked at this for an hour looking for all the little deta LOVE!

Then there is the wonderful, witty alliteration yeah, I did that on purpose. The rest of the alphabet is just as much fun! I can’t believe it took me until my 5th child to find this book. So much time goes into them. It’s a great book that works on so many levels.

Write a customer review. Endless fun One of my favourite books from years nase, I finally picked up a copy for myself the other day. Or the inscription of 6th June, D-Day, you with me? Who show up in the ‘Ds’. Thanks for telling us about the problem. May 17, Jessica added it.

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Books by Graeme Base. It was originally published infollowed by a tenth anniversary edition inand a 25th anniversary edition in I don’t understand the less than average ratings for this book. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Nov 08, Amy Bruestle added it. I used to own as well. In any case, this book is incredible and my toddler loves it, but I never could quite enjoy it the same way again and there are a lot of other children’s books traeme there that don’t have hidden swastikas and who knows what else in them.


Aug 15, Calista rated it it was amazing Shelves: Years, in some cases. Sometimes I get out my copy and look for the objects in each book just for the fun of it. This book is done SO well, its worth doing proper research anlmalia finding the best quality publication.

Refresh and try hraeme. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Perfect for an oldie and a youngster going through together, looking at each item in the picture and figuring out if they can what word the wonderful Graeme Base had in mind.

Archived from the original PDF on 9 April The rich illustrations, the vocabulary, the hidden pictures What else can you find that starts with L? English Animaloa a language for shopping. You can come back to Animalia time after time after time and always spot something new.

Hopefully a copy will turn up at my work. I drew her name graemme Christmas, and heard that she really wanted some children’s books to start her personal and classroom library. This is the most fabulous alphabet book ever! Trust me, this book will not harm your child Ne A splendid ABC book!

He does so by providing illustrations that are truly luxurious, giving more bang for your buck than almost any other author. Retrieved 8 June Giraffes are entertained by bzse gibbon playing a guitar.

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