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  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Kids Can Press; Reprint edition (Feb. 1 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 155074948X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1550749489
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 9.9 x 0.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 118 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #229,346 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Hardcover
In this book by Zoran Milich, children are captivated by a vast array of vivid images, which draw them into the realms of the city. Within the city, their quest for knowledge begins. Children learn the alphabet through the recognition of letters that exist in the forms of objects within the city. By acknowledging the presence of the letters of the alphabet within their surroundings, children can quickly embrace and master the alphabet, as well as apply this newborn form of instruction in other areas to create an infinite learning experience. This skill serves to enhance a child's inquisitive nature as well. While observing a four year old viewing the book, I witnessed a child overcome with astonishment. He not only enjoyed locating the letters within the pictures, but also was also intrigued to find that letters were present within city structures. I feel this book is an essential tool in not only teaching the alphabet to children, but to enhancing their perceptiveness.
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The thing about kids' ABC books is that they are mostly all the same: pretty illustrations of common objects; apples to zebras. This book takes a different and perhaps more challenging approach for children. The alphabet is "seen" all around us "in" photographs of objects. It is a fun visual romp through the city, finding the form of letters everywhere. All it takes is a little imagination and you can start off where Zoran Milich ends, finding alphabet forms wherever you look. Not for very young children perhaps but perfect for an inquisitive four or five year old.
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The thing about kids' ABC books is that they are mostly all the same: pretty illustrations of common objects; apples to zebras. This book takes a different and perhaps more challenging approach for children. The alphabet is "seen" all around us "in" photographs of objects. It is a fun visual romp through the city, finding the form of letters everywhere. All it takes is a little imagination and you can start off where Zoran Milich ends, finding alphabet forms wherever you look. Not for very young children perhaps but perfect for an inquisitive four or five year old.
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By A Customer on April 3 2001
Format: Hardcover
The City ABC Book is a great book for children of all ages to explore their surroundings. Photographer Zoran Milich sees letters in urban architecture. When I gave the book to a seven year old, he began to see letters everywhere. This is a great teaching tool, and the first time I have seen photography used so well in a format for children. It's an excellent introduction to photography and the city. I highly recommend this book.
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Book review March 3 2012
By Barb - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I have a special needs student who I purchased this book for. He does have limitations but this book is his favorite. It arrived in perfect condition and we enjoy it . Thanks for making a special friend smile.
Delving for knowledge within the city April 7 2001
By Jelena V. - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
In this book by Zoran Milich, children are captivated by a vast array of vivid images, which draw them into the realms of the city. Within the city, their quest for knowledge begins. Children learn the alphabet through the recognition of letters that exist in the forms of objects within the city. By acknowledging the presence of the letters of the alphabet within their surroundings, children can quickly embrace and master the alphabet, as well as apply this newborn form of instruction in other areas to create an infinite learning experience. This skill serves to enhance a child's inquisitive nature as well. While observing a four year old viewing the book, I witnessed a child overcome with astonishment. He not only enjoyed locating the letters within the pictures, but also was also intrigued to find that letters were present within city structures. I feel this book is an essential tool in not only teaching the alphabet to children, but to enhancing their perceptiveness.
Not your usual ABC's April 5 2001
By Bob Anderson - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
The thing about kids' ABC books is that they are mostly all the same: pretty illustrations of common objects; apples to zebras. This book takes a different and perhaps more challenging approach for children. The alphabet is "seen" all around us "in" photographs of objects. It is a fun visual romp through the city, finding the form of letters everywhere. All it takes is a little imagination and you can start off where Zoran Milich ends, finding alphabet forms wherever you look. Not for very young children perhaps but perfect for an inquisitive four or five year old.
ABC's with a difference April 4 2001
By Bob Anderson - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
The thing about kids' ABC books is that they are mostly all the same: pretty illustrations of common objects; apples to zebras. This book takes a different and perhaps more challenging approach for children. The alphabet is "seen" all around us "in" photographs of objects. It is a fun visual romp through the city, finding the form of letters everywhere. All it takes is a little imagination and you can start off where Zoran Milich ends, finding alphabet forms wherever you look. Not for very young children perhaps but perfect for an inquisitive four or five year old.
Explore the city April 3 2001
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
The City ABC Book is a great book for children of all ages to explore their surroundings. Photographer Zoran Milich sees letters in urban architecture. When I gave the book to a seven year old, he began to see letters everywhere. This is a great teaching tool, and the first time I have seen photography used so well in a format for children. It's an excellent introduction to photography and the city. I highly recommend this book.

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