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An African Alphabet

Written by Eric Walters & illustrated by Sue Todd
Published by Orca Book Publisher
5.25 / 7.0
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Goodreads Rating - 3.5 / 5.0
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An African Alphabet is a vibrant ABC book that introduces babies and toddlers to the unique variety of animals found in Africa. An alphabet for all ages, the stunning linocut artwork brings an uncommon selection of critters to life in this lively concept book.

From aardvark to zebra and all that’s in between, little ones will love learning their alphabet with these colorful creatures.

What Kind of Book is An African Alphabet

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Mom of Boys
Mom of three little boys who love books about dragons, whangdoodles and magic.
5.25 / 7.0

This book has darling illustrations! It is very fun to read through and see the different animals from Africa.

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Who Wrote An African Alphabet

Eric Walters

Eric Walters, Member of the Order of Canada, began writing in 1993 as a way to get his fifthgrade students interested in reading and writing. Eric cofounded a children’s program called Creation of Hope that supports orphaned children in the Mbooni district in rural Kenya and is recognized by the Mbooni community as an elder. He spends time each year working with the children and helping to run the organization. For the rest of the year he lives in Guelph, Ontario. For more information, visit

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Who Illustrated An African Alphabet

Sue Todd

Sue Todd is an award-winning illustrator living in Toronto, Ontario. She is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art (now ocad University). Sue began her career as a freelance designer in retail advertising. For a more creative outlet,she took up linoleum carving, an ancient printmaking technique similar to woodcut, and developed a unique style of art that led to a career in illustration. This is Sue’s second book with Eric Walters, following An African Alphabet (see page 78). For more information, visit

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Publication Date:
March 14, 2017
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