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A Noisy Journey from A to Z

Julie Larios, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)


List Price: 16.99*
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Make some noise for the most fun alphabet book you'll read this year A lively, engaging read aloud just right for toddlers and preschoolers.

"Children ages 2-5 who like a bit of noise with their books will enjoy these bright and buoyant pages." --Wall Street Journal

★ "An absolute zoo of an ABC book―in the best possible way." ―Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

Author Julie Larios teams up with award-winning author and illustrator Julie Paschkis to lead young readers on a humorous, boisterous parade through the alphabet―letter by letter and sound by noisy sound

This charming story begins quietly as Mouse selects a flower for someone very dear to him. Then the fun kicks in To complete his journey, Mouse must make his way through the alphabet. One sniff of his special flower―Achoo ―and a bee flies out―Bzzz Readers will love meeting the colorful characters along Mouse's trek and will cheer when he reaches his destination and presents the flower to.... Well, that part of the story is a surprise

Larios and Paschkis have produced an entertaining combination of clever onomatopoeic wordplay and lively art that's ideal for educators seeking fun, interactive read-alouds, storytime, and for preschoolers learning oral language. It's sure to delight young fans and inspire them to create imaginary alphabet adventures of their own.

Also available from Julie Paschkis:
Kalinka and Grakkle
Mooshka, A Quilt Story
P. Zonka Lays an Egg

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781682631690, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2020