The Skull Alphabet Book
By Jerry Pallotta
(Charlesbridge, Hardcover, 9780881069143, 32pp.)
Publication Date: July 1, 2002
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Riddle me this: what animal beginning with 'L' has binocular vision and is a predator?
THE SKULL ALPHABET BOOK makes young readers use their brains. Children learn simple facts and hone their critical thinking skills as they deduce the identity of 26 different animals arranged in alphabetical order.
Incredibly rich, realistic, and inventive oil paintings by Ralph Masiello lay a trail of clever clues to the identity of the animals represented only by their skulls. Look even closer and find hidden in the unique settings portraits of 43 of the presidents of the United States.
Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere.