C is for City

by Nikki Grimes and Pat Cummings

Rhyming verses for each letter of the alphabet celebrate the sights and sounds of... read more

Rhyming verses for each letter of the alphabet celebrate the sights and sounds of a lively Manhattan neighborhood. Pat Cummings' shimmering color illustrations extend the text even further by adding several objects for children to identify in each picture. At the end of the book, she has provided an alphabetical key which lists the illustrated objects corresponding to each letter, right down to the names of typefaces she has used (Airkraft, Benguiat, Cooper Black, etc.) which also go in corresponding alphabetical order. (Ages 3-6)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1995

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