African Animals ABC

Philippa-Alys Browne, Author Sierra Club Books for Children $15.45 (1p) ISBN 978-0-87156-372-9
Spiked with tangy tribal patterns from Africa and animated rhymes, this animal ABC book feeds youngsters what they love: exuberant illustrations and a bouncy text that invites their participation (``Elephant lumbers/ Frog leaps/ Giraffe dozes/ Hippo sleeps''). Featuring 26 animals whose survival in the wild is to various degrees threatened, debut author/artist Browne leaves serious issues and informative details for the fine-print endnotes, and her light approach proves inviting. A mix of the familiar (the elephant) and the unexpected (the Xoona moth) will arrest kids' attention as they ``prowl'' and ``growl,'' ``mutter'' and ``flutter'' their way through the alphabet. Adults, meanwhile, can slip in information gleaned from the notes. As electric-colored creatures pounce or perch in a fantastically patterned jungle, the heat fairly radiates from these pulsating pages. Ages 3-7. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 04/03/2000
Release date: 04/01/2000
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Paperback - 32 pages - 978-1-84148-319-1
Prebound-Glued - 32 pages - 978-0-613-99338-8
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