More than three million copies of Animalia have been sold around the world, making Graeme Base’s amazing alliterative alphabet book one of the most beloved. Animalia is an illustrated children’s book by Graeme Base. It was originally published in , followed by a tenth anniversary edition in , and a 25th. Base has created an ABC book that goes far beyond a simple listing of items Animalia. Graeme Base, Author ABRAMS $ (32p) ISBN .

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AmazonGlobal Ship Ankmalia Internationally. Adults would enjoy this book as well. So, if you’re trying to decide between paperback and hardcover, I would recommend hardcover There was a problem filtering reviews right now. While I didn’t enjoy that book quite as much I’m sad that it appears t I found a copy for a friend’s grandchild.

English Choose a language for shopping. Daniel Day-Lewis, an artist of similarly complete immersion. The illustrations are rich, complex, busy, intriguing, and expertly articulated.

Who show up in the ‘Ds’. When we were drawing, he told us we could leave no white space at all. Share your thoughts with other customers.

The books of Graeme Base: clever clues in a fantasy world – in pictures

This beautifully – and cleverly – illustrated children’s book is just as much fun when you’re an adult. Each page or double-page spread conjures a letter of the alphabet with rhyming alliteration and illustrations full of things starting with that letter.

It took him years to complete the artwork for this book. Animalia was first published inthree years before The Eleventh Hour. This is one of those children’s books that I bought graeeme before I had a child. Lush alliteration and gorgeously detailed pictures are just a few of the reasons why we really like this alphabet book by Graeme Base.


This book is not an “A is for Apple” book, it has more depth than that. This particular edition comes with a poster on animaliaa inside of the jacket “that holds a riddle to be solved.

The pictures are large and bright.

Please try again later. This book would make a lovely gift for year olds, and I very much enjoyed pouring over it myself. For example, there are gorillas, guitars, and a goblet, giraffe, goat, gnome etc. This beautiful, whimsical, gorgeously illustrated “alphabet” book will enchant children for many years!

Children’s Book Review: Animalia by Graeme Base, Author ABRAMS $ (32p) ISBN

View all 12 comments. What was not to love? Why is it on the D page? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Abse and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original on 2 October Works by Graeme Base.

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An amazing, unique take on your standard alphabet book. The result is an alphabet book that grows with your kid, because even a grown-up can spend a lot of time quietly poring over the pages of the book to catch one last detail, find one more F word, locate the boy in the striped shirt on every page.

Sep 10, Magila rated it it was amazing Shelves: See all 3 questions about Animalia…. He worked in advertising for two years and then began illustrating children’s books, gradually moving to authoring them as well.


A final word before we go; There’s one more thing you ought to know: The book is bursting with illustrations of animals, from peacocks to lions and animal legends, such as unicorns and dragons.

Example of a two-page spread. One of my favourite books from years ago, I finally picked up a copy for myself the other day. Abrams published The Animalia Wall Friezea fold-out over 26 feet in length, in which the author created new riddles for each letter. Can I please have the fourth place at that table? Nothing but love for this book.

Disappointed as I was that baby Heidi failed to appre I always knew Graeme Base was good, but it was a touch of divine inspiration that really made me praise him. I love the baboon playing the bassoon. This book was selected as one of the books for the October – Alphabet books discu Lush alliteration and gorgeously detailed pictures are just a few of the reasons basse we really like this alphabet book by Graeme Base.

Abrams also published a wall calendar colouring book version for children the same year.