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123 versus ABC

Mike Boldt, Mike Boldt (Illustrator)

Hardcover

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

Mike Boldt's bright and playful picture book asks a big question: Which is more important, numbers or letters?
 
Numbers and letters, the colorful characters in this story, compete to be the stars of this book. Their debate escalates when funny animals and props arrive—starting with 1 alligator, 2 bears, and 3 cars. Who is this book really about?
 
In the end, the answer is clear. This fresh and funny picture book plays with both numbers and letters in the most imaginative way.



Praise For 123 versus ABC

“Readers won’t care whether it’s about letters or numbers - they will be too busy poring over the artwork and laughing.”
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“While not for children just learning numbers or the alphabet, this offering will provide a fun way for those a bit older to review both.”
— School Library Journal

“Boldt’s illustrations have a dimensional, painterly quality that recalls Adam Rex’s work, and the absurd scenarios, strong-willed personalities, and visual gags will have kids laughing from A to 26.”
Publishers Weekly

HarperCollins, 9780062102997, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 25, 2013



About the Author

Mike Boldt is an author-illustrator living in rural Alberta, Canada, with his wife, three children, an Earth dog, and a random number of alien cats. His books include Bad Dog, A Tiger Tail (or What Happened to Anya on Her First Day of School), 123 versus ABC, Colors versus Shapes, and I Don’t Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty. Visit him online at www.mikeboldt.ca.



Mike Boldt is an author-illustrator living in rural Alberta, Canada, with his wife, three children, an Earth dog, and a random number of alien cats. His books include Bad Dog, A Tiger Tail (or What Happened to Anya on Her First Day of School), 123 versus ABC, Colors versus Shapes, and I Don’t Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty. Visit him online at www.mikeboldt.ca.