A Prairie Alphabet
A Love song to the Prairies in words and art.
When most people think of the prairies, they picture endless flat plains. miles of farms with grain waving in the wind, gentle undulating hills, and vast cattle ranches. But to the people who live there, particularly the children, the prairies are much more. A Prairie Alphabet offers the adult and child alike a remarkable tour - from the grain elevators that are an integral part of the landscape, to oil rigs that pop up like "grasshoppers," to fairs and rodeos, to auctions, barns, combines, and dugouts.
One of the bestselling books ever published by Tundra, it has sold over 400,000 copies and won numerous awards, including the Mr. Christie's Book Award for best illustration.
"Superlative...Moore's intricate, realistic style -- calling to mind a cross between Andrew Wyeth and Norman Rockwell -- lets readers appreciate details usually found only in a photograph". -- Publisher's Weekly (starred review)
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet Illustrated by Yvette Moore