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U is for Urchin

DK, Kaja Kajfez (Illustrator)

Board book

List Price: 7.99*
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Turn storytime into a fun learning experience with this charming alphabet book about urchins!

Introduce your little one to these spiny sea creatures! This gorgeously illustrated children’s book teaches kids urchin-related first words beginning with the letter U.

Get ready to meet ultra-spikey urchins! The friendly, read-aloud text and exciting illustrations will capture the attention of young nature-lovers in no time! Babies and toddlers will love learning new words about urchins while practicing their U letter sound. This baby book is ideal for promoting early learning and language development.

U is for underneath! Did you know that underneath an urchin’s spine is a hard shell called a test? Packed with bright pictures and short text, this engaging animal book provides curious kids with lots to talk about and look at! 

Explore the Underwater World of Urchins 

Prepare your child for the magic of reading! Filled with simple, playful facts, U is for Urchin is the perfect ABC book for toddlers aged 0-3 years. You’ll learn about the many types of urchins, from the red sea urchin to the long-spined sea urchin, and discover that their sharp, spiky spines protect them from predators. It’s a must-have for every young child’s library!

Complete the Series:

Introduce little ones to the ABCs of the animal kingdom with DK’s brand new, beautifully illustrated alphabet series. From Y is for Yak and X is for X-Ray Fish, all the way up to H is for Hedgehog and I is for Iguana, these baby board books are perfect for parents wanting to support young children’s interest in nature, animals, and the alphabet.

DK Children, 9780241471708, 16pp.

Publication Date: February 9, 2021

About the Author

Illustrator Kaja Kajfez works digitally, but loves to add organic textures and brushstrokes to her work that she develops by hand. Professionally, she mainly focuses on illustration, lettering, and surface pattern design. In addition to her dream job, she loves to take long walks in nature, explore different historical periods, scroll through old picture books, listen to online concerts, and spend time with her dog.