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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:
and Letterheads (People)
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
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
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
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