ABC Pop! by Rachel Isadora
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Each letter of the alphabet is represented by illustrations in a pop art style in this homage to such pop art masters as Lichtenstein, Warhol, and Oldenburg. Full color.
 

About Rachel Isadora

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Rachel Isadora was born and raised in New York City. Rachel studied at the School of American Ballet and was a dancer with the Boston Ballet until a foot injury. She went from being a ballet dancer to an author and illustrator. The first title she wrote and illustrated was Max. Since then she has written many others including Golden Bear, Ben's Trumpet, Nick Plays Baseball, Caribbean Dream, Mr. Moon and Not Just Tutus. Her works have earned her several awards including the Caldecott Honor Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award. Her title Max, was named an ALA Notable Book.
 
Published May 1, 1999 by Viking Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Children's Books.

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Pop art has a lot of built-in appeal: swathes of color that nearly vibrate in their intensity; unambiguous shapes and lines; forms reduced and flattened into vivid patterns.

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With a tip of her hat to such '60s icons as Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg, Isadora (The Little Mermaid) whips out a zinger of an ABC book. Playing her retro riff across the pages, she blends strongl

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Visions of tutus will dance in readers' heads as they peruse two new ballet books.

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For the letter H, for instance, a trio of hot dogs parade across a white background, while a quartet of pigs in harmonious shades of pink, green and blue do a Warholesque turn for the letter P.

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In a starred review, PW wrote, "With a tip of her hat to such '60s icons as Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg, Isadora whips out a zinger of an ABC book.

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