The Crab Alphabet Book

The Crab Alphabet Book

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Coming February 12, 2019. Preorder now!

By Jerry Pallotta / Illustrated by Tom Leonard

This book is a little crabby.

With his signature humor and amazing facts, best-selling author Jerry Pallotta offers a decapod for every letter of the alphabet. From arrow crabs to zebra hermit crabs, young scientists will learn about a vast variety of crab species: their body parts, where they live, what they eat, and more. 

Illustrations are beautiful, bright, and scientifically accurate. Readers are welcome to be a little crabby!

Look Inside the Book:

The Crab Alphabet Book spread

Author & Illustrator Bios:

Jerry Pallotta, author

Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction, including The Icky Bug Alphabet Book, Butterfly Counting and Colors, and The Construction Alphabet Book. Jerry lives in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Tom Leonard, illustrator

Tom Leonard has been an illustrator and teacher at the University of the Arts for many years. He's illustrated many books for children, including Who Will Plant a Tree (Sleeping Bear Press). He both wrote and illustrated Becoming Bach (Roaring Brook Press). Tom lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Awards & Honors:

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Editorial Reviews:

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ISBN: 978-1-57091-144-6

ISBN: 978-1-57091-148-4

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Ages: 3-7
Page count: 32

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