Alphabeasties and other Amazing Types

All about letters and typeface, this creative book by Sharon Werner and Sarah Forss shows the many fonts of each letter, which mood each letter invokes and an animal made of each letter (sort of like Plensa who makes sculptures out of letters). 

Entertaining and unusual, reading this book fosters all sorts of discussion about animals and letters.  For older readers, talk about jobs such as typesetting.  The last page of Alphabeasties does a great preliminary explanation of  creating typeface.


About AnEducationInBooks

Wendy BooydeGraaff is the author of Salad Pie, a children's picture book published by Ripple Grove Press. Her work has been published in Emrys Journal Online, The Emerson Review, Jellyfish Review, Bending Genres, SmokeLong Quarterly and Leopardskin & Limes, and is forthcoming in NOON. Read more work at or find her on Twitter @BooyTweets.
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