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The Art of Words

The Art of Words (Hardback)

By Vescio, Robert
Illustrated by Bartel, Joanna

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Words are everywhere! Come on this lively adventure to learn more about how they can be shortened, extended, and even switched around. Meet ugly words, colourful words, and words that just need a friend. The Art of Words is a unique, fun and interactive story about the magic of w...ords. Two children and their adorable dog are illustrated playfully interacting with letters and words, and discovering myriad word functions and capabilities. Typography is a major feature and each page shows words that are scaled, coloured, and positioned to enhance their meaning and reflect the interplay of their verbal and visual aspects. At only 100 words, this 'language through adventure' book is intended to excite young children about language, especially the joy of words and their capabilities. Visually, it depicts an imaginative natural world with abundant greenery, stars, animals and flowers, and children engaging in sports, adventure and STEM! The illustrations aim to embrace and depict diversity in gender and race and cater to varied literacy levels. The font choices are simple and clear, to ensure beginning readers can engage confidently. Children, parents, carers and teachers alike will delight in this quirky celebration of the joy and power of words. Readers will come to appreciate the joy of making stories from words, and will be reminded that even books that teach can be fun!
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ISBN 9781925820843
Published NZ 14 Apr 2021
Publisher Exisle Publishing
Format Hardback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9781925820843
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Exisle Publishing
Imprint EK Books
Published 14 Apr 2021
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Vescio, Robert
Illustrated by Bartel, Joanna
Category General Picture Books
Rhyming & Wordplay Books
English Language: Specific Skills
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 254mm
Height: 241mm
Dewey Code 428.1
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Vocabulary - Pictorial works - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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