The alphabet thief stole all of the B’s, and all of the bowls became owls…
When night falls, along comes a peculiar thief who steals each letter of the alphabet, creating a topsy-turvy world as she goes. It seems that no one can stop her, until the Z’s finally send her to sleep so that all the other letters can scamper back to where they belong.
Bill Richardson’s zany rhymes and Roxanna Bikadoroff’s hilarious illustrations will delight young readers with the silly fun they can have with language — and may even inspire budding young writers and artists to create their own word games.
A small and hilarious picture book … Pictures and verses seem to tumble over one another …
A smart pick for language lovers of any age.
The text will inspire a passion for humorous wordplay.
The clever story in rhyme and playful ink-and-watercolor illustrations depicting word transformations make this small book one to add to my collection of alphabet books.
This sneaky romp will do well one-on-one.
Sure to delight wordsmiths of all ages. A fun read-aloud that lends itself to curricular application.
The wordplay is fun … Roxanna Bikadoroff's lively spot illustrations deftly keep pace as the altered words pile up.
A fun romp that lends itself to both quiety amused solo reading and boisterous read-aloud sessions.