Oliver Jeffers’ ONCE UPON AN ALPHABET
As the subtitle suggests this is an alphabet book with a difference. Jeffers gives four pages to every letter of the alphabet including a short story about each one. The stories are fabulous and deliciously absurd. Some are interconnected and others stand alone. There are funny stories, sad stories and typically Jeffers-esque morality tales. There are heroes, there is wisdom and best of all illustrations that burst, bubble and run wild over all the pages.
This is vintage Oliver Jeffers and I cannot wait to get my hands on a finished copy so I can share this over and over with my kids as there is so much to explore and enjoy in this marvellous picture book.
ISBN: 9780007514274 Classification: Format: Hardback (318mm x 232mm x mm) Pages: 112 Imprint: HarperCollins Children’s Books Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publish Date: 01-Oct-2014 Country of Publication: United Kingdom