Creature ABC

By Andrew Zuckerman (Photographer)
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811869782, 120pp.)

Publication Date: July 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description

An elegant addition to any library, this deluxe alphabet book features 120 pages of Andrew Zuckerman's breathtaking wildlife photography. From alligator to zebra, each featured animal boasts two striking studio portraits against a clean white background, offering a unique up-close view of the animal kingdom. Readers can flip to a helpful glossary in the back for extra information. From the sleek beauty of a smiling hippo to the powerful majesty of a roaring lion, this gorgeous new book is both a stunning work of art and a ferociously fun way for young animal-lovers to learn their ABCs.




About the Author

Andrew Zuckerman has created an inspiring body of work for anyone fascinated by the wonders of the world around us. He lives in New York, where he works as a photographer and film director.




Praise For Creature ABC

BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS
This is a first choice for libraries, and it should be a welcome suggestion to parents seeking ideas for holiday shopping.

TIME
What makes this ABC book stand out are the photos: they're positively eye candy.

THE NEW YORK TIMES
...[S]umptuous...Zuckerman connects with his subjects to an uncanny degree.

SHELF AWARENESS
Eye candy that makes learning one's ABCs pure pleasure.

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
The power behind this thick, square alphabet book lies in the breathtaking photography....Based on photographs from Zuckerman's adult coffee table book Creature, this playful trip through the alphabet and nature will be visually inspiring for young children.

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL'S A FUSE #8 PRODUCTION BLOG
A book to remind you what photography's really all about All things considered Creature ABC is perhaps one of the most beautifully photographed ABC books I've ever seen A jaw-dropping affair.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Zuckerman's striking animal photographs are put to excellent use in this book...

LIBRARY MEDIA CONNECTION
One can only envision the poetry and writing that would be encouraged by these amazing photographs.

KIRKUS REVIEWS
Children will marvel at the portraits....the large format will make for fantastic lap-sit sessions.

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