cover image Afrobets 1,2,3

Afrobets 1,2,3

Cheryl Willis Hudson, Cheryl Willis Hudson. Cartwheel Books, $3.5 (24pp) ISBN 978-0-439-42916-0

Part of the Afro-Bets series, two paperbacks by Cheryl Willis Hudson star a cast of six African-American characters that bend and twist to represent concepts. In Afro-Bets ABC Book, labeled illustrations reinforce letter sounds (K stands for ""kitten,"" ""keys"" and ""Kente cloth""). Counting from one to 10 is the subject of Afro-Bets 1 2 3 Book.