Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Alphabet Books – part 7

Alphabet Books are primarily designed for children. They show the letters of the alphabet with corresponding words and images. They are one of the simplest and most enduring forms of children’s books, a common feature of children’s literature since Shakespeare’s day.

For more background information see part 1, and for earlier examples, see parts 1 - 6 also.

This is part 7 of an 8-part series on Alphabet Books:

1900 The Struwwelpeter Alphabet:

The Struwwelpeter Alphabet by Harold Begbie
Illustrated by F. Carruthers Gould
Published by Grant Richards, London

1900c An A.B.C. by John Hassall:

An A.B.C. by G.E. Farrow
Illustrated by John Hassall
Published by Dean & Son, London

1900 Tiny Tots' ABC:

Tiny Tots' ABC
Father Tuck's "Little Pets" Series
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, London

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