Paul Thurlby's Alphabet by Paul Thurlby

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Discover an alphabet like no other!

In his first picture book, graphic artist Paul Thurlby presents a stunning alphabet that helps to make the shape of each letter memorable. From an awesome A to a zippy Z, this is the perfect ABC book for the young and hip.
 

About Paul Thurlby

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Paul Thurlby graduated from University of Buckinghamshire and became a full-time illustrator, whose graphic style is instantly recognizable. He is a regular contributor to many publications, including THE GUARDIAN, THE TIMES, THE INDEPENDENT, and THE BIG ISSUE. Paul Thurlby lives in England.
 
Published July 1, 2011 by Templar. 64 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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Is there any new way left to present the alphabet? The answer is Yes, as this graphic artist demonstrates when he applies his retro style to the ABCs.

Sep 17 2011 | Read Full Review of Paul Thurlby's Alphabet

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Debut talent Thurlby, a British graphic artist, goes from Awesome to Zip in this vintage-style ABC, which began as a self- directed project online that gained attention on design blogs. In “C for Catc

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Is there any new way left to present the alphabet?

Oct 01 2011 | Read Full Review of Paul Thurlby's Alphabet

Shelf Awareness

The Washington Post reported that Morrison, who received this year's National Book Festival Creative Achievement award, "admitted she enjoys reading books on her iPad--especially turning the virtual pages.

Sep 28 2011 | Read Full Review of Paul Thurlby's Alphabet

ForeWord Reviews

Little ones learning their letters will find this British designer’s take on the illustrated alphabet, in which he assigns each letter a word to display, especially nifty.

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Youth Services Book Review

The work of a British graphic artist, the book was devised in the author’s words: “…to be different from the many versions around, so I decided to pursue the challenge of fusing the object of the word with the shape of the letter.” Thus, the T for trapeze is formed by the trapeze bar and the man...

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