The Furry Animal Alphabet Book
Jerry Pallotta, author
Jerry Pallotta began writing children's books to entertain his own children. Now, as the author of a best-selling alphabet book series and other children's books, he is delighting young readers everywhere. Jerry lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with his family
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Edgar Stewart, illustrator
Edgar Stewart is a designer at Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc. A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, he lives in Colchester, Vermont
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After the letter Q, Pallotta interrupts the alphabetical pattern of this book to interject, "Hey, who is that guy with the furry face and what is he doing in this book? Oh! That's right! People are mammals too." If your students are working on organizing ideas alphabetically, share ABC books with unique features and an engaging voice. Pallotta's books fit the bill because he not only writes about unusual creatures and fascinating facts but punctuates the text with questions and humorous anecdotes.
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