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Animalia by Graeme Base

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Published by Stoddart Pub. in Toronto, Canada .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animals -- Fiction,
  • Alphabet

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGraeme Base.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B29 An 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3994451M
ISBN 100773732411
LC Control Number2001334337

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  Graeme Base received international acclaim for his smash hit Animalia, which has sold more than three million copies. Among his many other beloved and bestselling books are The Jewel Fish of Karnak, Enigma, The Eleventh Hour, The Water Hole, The Legend of the Golden Snail, and many more. He lives with his family in Melbourne, Australia/5(6). More than three million copies of Animalia have been sold around the world, making Graeme Base’s amazing alliterative alphabet book one of the most beloved titles of the past quarter century. To celebrate thirty years, Abrams is proud to publish a special anniversary edition/5.   Animalia is an immersive and deeply unsettling novel set in 20th-century French countryside, parts 12 in the early decades and parts 34 in (the year the author was born, if that explains the specificity in any way). Thematically, it reflects on violence against animals and humans, and probes that difference. Its a disgusting read, occasionally making me feel sick, and it definitely halts /5. Animalia will entrance any child or adult who enters its fantastical world. Animalia is a book like no other. Abounding with fanciful, gorgeously detailed art, it is an alphabet book, a guessing game, and a virtual feast for the eyes.

Animalia is a book like no other. Abounding with fanciful, gorgeously detailed art, it is an alphabet book, a guessing game, and a virtual feast for the eyes. Each page features one letter and images related to that letter—as well as a hidden picture of Graeme Base as a child! Welcome to Animalia, an online animal encyclopedia where you can learn about all your favourite animals, and even some you may have never heard of. Alliteration activities can be very entertaining for your students and enrich their writing at the same time. Reading Animalia by Graaeme Base is a great way to begin. Even though it is a picture book, it can be used for older elementary students because of the sophisticated writing and colorful illustrations.   Animalia is a book like no other. Abounding with fanciful, gorgeously detailed art, it is an alphabet book, a guessing game, and a virtual feast for the eyes. Abounding with fanciful, gorgeously detailed art, it is an alphabet book, a guessing game, and a virtual feast for the : Turtleback Books.

  Jean-Baptiste Del Amo has published four novels in his native France. Animalia is the first to appear in English, in a translation by Frank Wynne, whose unenviable task it has been to take Del Amo’s original, Règne Animal, and to capture and convey something of . An alphabet book that uses an animal to identify each letter. Each letter gets its own animal, as well as illustrations from other objects beginning with that letter. Each page also includes a poem focusing on that letter of the alphabet. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book.   Some, like horrible hairy hogs, mimic humans; others, like lions lounging in a library, are out of their element. ANIMALIA takes readers on a leisurely march through the alphabet--leisurely, because it's improbable that anyone will hurry through this spectacular oversized illustrated book.4/5. “ Animalia is a book about sex and violence, but it has unusual sobriety, and a story with a deep pull. The way it senses the natural world, in seed, vein, hair, grain, pore, bud, fluid is like nothing I’ve read.” —Daisy Hildyard, author of The Second Body “This is an extraordinary book.