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Z is for Moose

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Greenwillow Books,
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1st ed.

Caldecott Medalist Paul O. Zelinsky illustrates Kelly Bingham's outrageously funny, critically acclaimed, and boundary-breaking story about a moose, a zebra, and the alphabet! Zebra wants to put on a show as simple as ABC, but Zebra's friend Moose has other (unexpected and hilarious) ideas!

Zebra thinks the alphabet should be simple. A is for Apple. B is for Ball. Easy! But his friend Moose is too excited to wait his turn, and when M isn't for Moose (Mouse gets the honor), the rest of the letters better run for cover. Exuberant and zany storytelling brings to life two friends and one laugh-out-loud comedy of errors that's about friendship, sharing, and compromise. The incomparable Paul O. Zelinsky's artwork is bursting at the seams--literally--with child appeal. Breaking the borders of the page, and creating the art both digitally and traditionally, Zelinsky turns convention on its head. The result is a picture book that is innovative, hilarious, and begging to be read over and over again.

Named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association

Supports the Common Core State Standards

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Grouping Title z is for moose
Grouping Author bingham kelly l
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-16 00:28:19AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-18 01:04:10AM

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display_description Moose, terribly eager to play his part in the alphabet book his friend Zebra is putting together, then awfully disappointed when his letter passes, behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him.
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subject_facet Alphabet -- Juvenile fiction, Behavior -- Juvenile fiction, Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction, Humorous stories, Juvenile, Moose -- Juvenile fiction, Zebras -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Z is for Moose
title_full Z is for Moose / by Kelly Bingham ; illustrations by Paul O. Zelinsky
title_short Z is for Moose
topic_facet Alphabet, Behavior, Books and reading, Humorous stories, Juvenile, Moose, Zebras