8 (Hardcover)

An Animal Alphabet

By Elisha Cooper

Orchard Books, 9780545470834, 40pp.

Publication Date: July 28, 2015

List Price: 17.99*
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Explore the animal world, from aardvark to zebu
Discover hundreds of animals, great and small. Lion and lizard, whale and wombat. Learn one wild fact about each animal. (Did you know that gorillas yawn when they are nervous?) Look carefully, because for each letter of the alphabet, one animal is pictured eight times. Why 8? Come inside and find out.

About the Author

Elisha Cooper is the award-winning author of "Train, " which received five starred reviews; "Farm," which received starred reviews in "The Horn Book Magazine" and "Publishers Weekly"; and "Beach," which won the 2006 Society of Illustrators Gold Medal. Other picture books include "A Good Night Walk," "Magic Thinks Big," and "Dance!," a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Elisha Cooper lives with his family in New York City. For more information, go to www.elishacooper.com.