4 November 2013
Alphabetical Sydney kids' book
This book is high on my wish list for the kids for Christmas. Alphabetical Sydney was recommended by my friend Amanda who has exquisite taste, and once I delved into the interesting prose and collaged artwork that makes up each page of the book, I was sold. The visual style reminds me of Eric Carle, but with hyper-local content. You only need to read this review by Delia Falconer for the Sydney Morning Herald to know that it's a goodie.
Alphabetical Sydney is a collaboration between architect/illustrator Antonia Pesenti and award-winning playwright Hilary Bell, published by NewSouth Books. An exhibition of prints of the book's original artwork is currently showing at Koskela in Rosebery until 1st December, 2013.
You can find Alphabetical Sydney in good book stores including Amazon and Fishpond. Read more about the book on Antonia and Hilary's tumblr.
Images: Alphabetical Sydney