Monday, 13 January 2014

Non-fiction - Younger Readers

NZ Writer & Illustrator
Diane Newcombe, illustrated by Melissa Anderson Scott
A Is For Auckland
Random House, 2013  $22.00 48pp
ISBN 978 1 7755 3558 4
Themes:         Alphabet books/ Auckland, NZ
Girl and Bird whirl cheerfully around the Auckland area sharing its treasures in pithy text and look, then look again illustrations. Three pages at the back of the book expand on the text making this a valuable resource about the region. This is a book that will be used at many levels and for a variety of reasons – basic information/ craft ideas/ as a catalyst for children in other centres to produce their own alphabet books…
Preschool up/ Age 4 up 

Note: This is another casualty of My Move. It was published in November but just surfaced this morning.  

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