A You're Adorable (Board Books)

By Martha Alexander, Martha Alexander (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763653323, 20pp.

Publication Date: December 13, 2011

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Description

A You're adorable
B You're so beautiful
C You're a cutie full of charm

D-- You'll be delighted by this delicious trip through the alphabet Sing along as a lively company of children and assorted pets scamper across the bright pages and through the letters from A to Z. With warm and charming illustrations by Martha Alexander, this popular song of the 1940s has become a captivating picture book for all ages. A You're Adorable is a ditty for your darling, a song for your sweetheart, a valentine for anytime.


About the Author

Sidney Lippman says, "Making an illustrated children's book out of the song is such a natural idea that I'm amazed the process wasn't reversed--that the children's book didn't come first, followed by the song." Martha Alexander said, "I've never had so much fun illustrating a book. My editor and art director said, 'No limits--do it the way you want.' That really freed me. I especially loved putting the baby animals in the pictures." Martha Alexander died in 2006.
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