We’re all big Kipper fans in this house, and fils cadet has recently borrowed Kipper’s A to Z by Mick Inkpen (Hodder Children’s Books, 2000) from the library.
It features Kipper and his little friend Arnold, and an over-enthusiastic zebra who keeps wanting to know if it’s his turn yet. Told with Mick Inkpen’s usual charm, there are beautiful illustrations, a few typographical tricks, a lot of interaction
Kipper couldn’t think of anything beginning with K. Can you think of anything?
and a gnat who doesn’t belong on the N page. A cut above most alphabet books, it has a story, kept me amused as well as fils cadet and, unlike Dr. Seuss’s ABC, which is also excellent, it doesn’t rhyme, thus requiring a reluctant British reader to say “zee”…