The Butterfly Alphabet by Kjell B Sandved

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Like magic, the stunning close-up photographs in this book reveal, in the delicate wings of butterflies and moths from around the world, an exquisite alphabet written in nature's own hand. Playful, fanciful verse serves as a guide through this celebration of the wondrously colorful world of butterflies and the secret delights of the natural world that beckon us all.

About Kjell B Sandved

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Published March 1, 1996 by Scholastic Trade. 64 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Arts & Photography, Children's Books, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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This photographic alphabet book, focusing on letters found in nature rather than in manufactured objects, invites comparison with Jerome Wexler's imaginative investigations of the tiny.

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An expansion of Sandved's award-winning poster in which letters and numbers can be deciphered in close-up exposures of butterflies and moths, this book marks a virtuoso performance by a talented nature photographer.

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