Ellsworth's Extraordinary Electric Ears and Other Amazing Alphabet Anecdotes by Valorie Fisher

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Explore twenty-six amazing alphabet worlds, where every picture tells a tale! Meet Alistair, an alligator with an alarming appetite for acrobats; Igor, who sells irresistible...invisible...ice cream; and Holly, happily at home in her handbag. Visit Violet on vacation with a view of a volcano, marvel at Mario's mechanical moustache machine, and daydream with Dot about dainty dump trucks.

Children and adults alike will be delightfully dazzled by Valorie Fisher's creative and imaginative miniature worlds, as they have fun finding familiar objects all the way from A to Z.

 

About Valorie Fisher

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Valorie Fisher is the author and illustrator of My Big Brother and My Big Sister, both Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award winners; and Ellsworth's Extraordinary Electric Ears, called "sassy" in a starred review from Publishers Weekly. Her photographs have been widely exhibited and are in many major museum collections, including the Brooklyn Museum, London's Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. Ms. Fisher lives in Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut, with her husband and two children.
 
Published June 1, 2003 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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“Mario’s mechanical moustache machine made many mistakes” shows a cardboard cutout of a piece of antique-looking machinery placed near figurines of animals and people, to which the author/artist has attached tiny, exaggerated handlebar moustaches.

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"Betty believed in a big but balanced breakfast" finds Betty (a bear) at the beach, literally balancing a banana, a blueberry, bread and butter, a beet and more on her nose.

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