Alphabet Under Construction Reviewed by Children's Books for Parents on September 14.

Fleming’s brilliant illustrations, created by pouring colored cotton fiber through hand-cut stencils, show a mouse working on each letter of the alphabet. Young readers will learn new vocabulary while the mouse “airbrushes the A, buttons the B, carves the C … ” and so on. And don’t miss the calendar in the back where the … Continue reading

Fleming’s brilliant illustrations, created by pouring colored cotton fiber through hand-cut stencils, show a mouse working on each letter of the alphabet. Young readers will learn new vocabulary while the mouse “airbrushes the A, buttons the B, carves the C … ” and so on. And don’t miss the calendar in the back where the mouse maps out his shopping lists and chores.

Alphabet Under Construction

By: Denise Fleming
Publisher: Henry Holt, 2002
Level: 8-9

Fleming’s brilliant illustrations, created by pouring colored cotton fiber through hand-cut stencils, show a mouse working on each letter of the alphabet. Young readers will learn new vocabulary while the mouse “airbrushes the A, buttons the B, carves the C … ” and so on. And don’t miss the calendar in the back where the mouse maps out his shopping lists and chores.