More than three million copies of Animalia have been sold around the world, making Graeme Base’s amazing alliterative alphabet book one of the most beloved. Praise. “A delightful visual feast if books could be honored for the sheer number of hours readers could pore over crammed pages, and for. Animalia is an illustrated children’s book by Graeme Base. It was originally published in , followed by a tenth anniversary edition in , and a 25th.

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Description “A delightful visual feast. I’m so happy I came across this one again so I can add it to my year in picture books – it needed this one included! View all 25 comments. This is an amazing basr which takes a look at the alphabet, from A to Z.

It was the smallest details that were so enjoyable. I didn’t give the book five stars because, alas, I’m not really a fan of his illustration style–this is just personal taste and I think this is a great alphabet book!

Lists with This Book. I must have checked this out from the library a hundred times. Sep 26, SamZ rated it it was ok. What I love is that the phrases for each letter are very involved, lots of great words here, no “dumbing-down” for kiddies.

The road map for the journey features each letter of the alphabet, from A to Z with zany alliteration. Typically, several years pass between Daniel Day-Lewis roles, because he chooses carefully and researches thoroughly. Animalia is an alliterative alphabet book grxeme contains twenty-six illustrations, one for each letter of the alphabet. Mog in the Fog Helen Nicoll. Base lives in Melbourne with his artist wife Robyn and their three children.


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Apr 23, Jackie “the Librarian” rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Looking for beautiful books? Jul 09, Kaethe rated it it was amazing Shelves: Review quote “A delightful visual feast. Ne A splendid ABC book! Graeme Rowland Base is a successful Australian author and artist of picture books that have been sold znimalia. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

I also now own a miniature pap Amazing illustrations Frankly, I think these scenes are not worrisome at all, but others may disagree. Jul 03, Steve Holden rated it really liked it. It is so rare to find a picture book that has something for everyone, but he achieves it. Retrieved 8 June He might only release one book every three or four years, but it will always be quality.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sep 02, Hannah Owens rated it it was amazing. One of my favourite books from years ago, I finally picked up a copy for myself the other day. By the time they are learning to read and write, they are far more advanced verbally than their little eyes are able to read.


Lush alliteration and gorgeously detailed pictures are just a few of the reasons why we really like this alphabet book by Graeme Base. I don’t understand the less than average ratings for this book.

The books of Graeme Base: clever clues in a fantasy world – in pictures

In Animalia, you see, It’s possible you might find me. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. And recently in Greece on the channel ET1. Can I please have the fourth place at that table?

He worked in advertising for two years and then began illustrating children’s books, gradually moving to authoring them as well. This book is not an “A is for Apple” book, it has more depth than that. The never-gonna-stop nephew looked at this for an hour animaliq for all the little details.

There is a fairy. The animals are drawn fantastically, with a does of reality and almost cartoon-y anthropomorphism that delight the fancy.