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Welcome to a wonderful world of ingenious letter play.
Maree Coote has developed two unique new typographic and photographic design languages,
and explored these in these new children's picture books both of which reinvent the idea of learning the A-B-C.

Beautiful books for all ages by Maree Coote for Melbournestyle Books
"No city has ever had a better or more ingenious ambassador!"
- PHILLIP ADAMS, AO Broadcaster ABC RN



SPELLBOUND: Making Pictures with the A-B-C
What's better than spelling a word correctly? Spelling a picture beautifully.

This fascinating book presents a unique new typographic puzzle device called Letter Art, in which every picture is made form the letters that spell its name.
The text includes a basic introduction to typography, and then is presenterd in three sections:
Architext (Arcitecture);
Alphabeasts (Animals);
and Letterheads (People)


$39.95
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LETTERS FROM MELBOURNE
Readers can spell their way around Melbourne's past, present and even its personalities. Each spread contains a cheeky haiku-like poem about Melbourne and a short fact of historic note about the subject. The puzzle picture-anagram which creates each the illustration offers a letter and spelling challenge. Find the letters in the picture, unscramble the picture anagrams! $29.95
ISBN 97809924917-10
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ALPHABET CITY ZOO
"Alphabetical Scuplture! ...A really exciting thing for getting kids involved with design, for getting kids involved with literacy, for converting literacy to creativity. It's this beautiful fusion which Maree does find in all her projects: this fusion of ideas."
- DAVID ASTLE, The Age. $29.95
ISBN 97809924917-03


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ALPHABET CITY MELBOURNE,
a board book for Melbourne bubs by Maree Coote. This clever little book helps your littlies learn the A-B-C through shapes and letter-forms found in Melbourne. Affectionately dubbed 'Son of The Melbourne Book', this little book offers Coote's unique sense of place and belonging to yet another readership group. As well as fun and games in identifying the shapes of letters, there's also fun in eventually seeing them in-situ in the city. $19.95
ISBN 978-0-9757047-9-0
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ALSO AVAILABLE - BEAUTIFUL POSTERS FOR YOUR SCHOOL OR ARTROOM. Size A3

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Posters to match: When You Go To Melbourne,(Tram)
Letters From Melbourne, (Flinders Street Station and Edna,
and Alphabet City Zoo (Kangaroo, Giraffe or Monkey)

Beautiful books for all ages by Maree Coote and Melbournestyle
"No city has ever had a better or more ingenious ambassador!"
- PHILLIP ADAMS, AO Broadcaster ABC RN


As seen at ARTPLAY, Melbourne Writers Festival 2014






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