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I Spy ABC: Totally Crazy Letters!
I Spy ABC: Totally Crazy Letters! I Spy ABC: Totally Crazy Letters! I Spy ABC: Totally Crazy Letters!

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Publisher: Firefly Books

Author Statement: Photography by Manuela Ancutici ; Text by Ruth Prenting
Audience: Juvenile
Age range lower: 3
Age range upper: 7
Specs: full color photographs
Pages: 32
Trim Size: 10" X 10" X 5/16"
Language code 1: eng
Publication Date: 20170901
Copyright Year: 2017
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I Spy ABC: Totally Crazy Letters!

Chockablock "search_oc" pictures and cheerful rhymes promote concentration and language skills.

Like its companion book, I Spy 123, this colorful search book is hiding a cornucopia of toys, sweets, foods, wooden beads, dolls, natural items and much more, all hidden within a letter. Searching while learning the alphabet -- as well as colors, counting, vocabulary, memory and attention -- is a fun experience of surprise and achievement.

On each letter page are short rhyming verses setting the reader's task to find specific items and providing hints of where those might be found. But of course, there are hundreds more items which are not hinted at, so the challenge and fun are endless.

The answers to the rhymes -- where is the item mentioned? -- are at the back of the book. This is a great book for sharing, alone time and bedtime.


Manuela Ancutici is a graphic designer with a special talent for detail. To make this book and its companion I Spy 123, she searched flea markets, took apart old typewriters, bought pounds of candy, and managed to acquire an impossible variety of items to build up the letters and numbers.

Ruth Prenting has worked as an editor in a children's book publishing house for many years and is a creative writing lecturer.

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