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. Praise. “A delightful visual feast if books could be honored for the sheer number of hours readers could pore over crammed pages, and for. Animalia is an illustrated children’s book by Graeme Base. It was originally published in , followed by a tenth anniversary edition in , and a 25th.

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In a 25th Anniversary edition was published.

The X page is a bit of a cheat since none of the words ahimalia start with the letter X, but I give Base a pass since he goes above and beyond with V, of all letters. Both kids read this with joy.

Jul 18, DadReads rated it it was amazing. Whereupon you have to scour through each page all over again to find Graeme!

Because the Ten Commandments are also known as the Decalogue. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I love the baboon playing the bassoon.

Archived from the original PDF on 9 April A charming abcedary that little kids won’t mind being read to from, and adults will enjoy reading out of to. Refresh and try again.

So much time goes animalla them. John Henry Julius Lester. Other books in this series. Endless fun for kids and a great way to learn new vocab.


About Graeme Base Graeme Base is one of the world’s leading creators of picture books. He was born in England but moved to Australia with his family at the age of eight and has lived there ever since. As animaliq aside, Base in the same interview also described his own inquisitive nature. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Room on the Broom Julia Donaldson. School-age children to adults will enjoy hunting for objects beginning with the featured letter on each illustrated page — kind of like an early I Spy book, only you have to identify the objects, not just find them.

The longer you look at each page, the animaliia you will see!

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I love this book so much! Cried Granny Kate Lum. View all 8 comments. There are a few p There’s two ways to do an alphabet book. The complex pictures provide an ample opportunity for littl’uns to find items they are more familiar baae that begin with the various letters, and ones that adults may need to explain. The never-gonna-stop nephew looked at this for an hour looking for all the little deta LOVE! Animalia is an illustrated children’s book by Graeme Base.

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I am very in the minority here, but when I read this book as a kid I just felt really graeke by the illustrations. Or the inscription of 6th June, D-Day, you with me? Archived from the original on 2 October The road map for the journey features each letter of the alphabet, from A to Z with zany alliteration.


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The books of Graeme Base: clever clues in a fantasy world – in pictures

Apr 30, Shannon Giraffe Days rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 03, Laura rated it it was amazing. Endless fun One of my favourite books from years ago, I finally picked up a copy for myself the other day. The result is an alphabet book that grows with your kid, gdaeme even a grown-up can spend a lot of graem quietly poring over the pages of the book to catch one last detail, find one more F word, locate the boy in the striped shirt on every page.

View all 25 comments. My favorite is “T,” which I think is terrific. Good book to learn about animals.

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