Peanut Butter and Jellyfishes
A Very Silly Alphabet Book
The very funny Brian P. Cleary takes on the alphabet in this whimsical tour of everyone’s 26 favorite letters. Rhyming, giggle-inspiring verses are illustrated with colorful digital collage artwork by Betsy Snyder. For added fun, every letter is hidden within the artwork—as are several objects starting with each letter!
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
Author: Brian P. Cleary
Brian P. Cleary is an American humorist, poet, and author. He is best known for his books written for grade-school children that explore grammar, math and poetry in humorous ways. In his role in the digital division of American Greetings, he's put words in the mouths of Dolly Parton, Christina Aguilera, William Shatner, Meghan Trainor and more. The multi-million selling author has performed poetry workshops in 500 elementary schools across the county. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
Illustrator: Betsy E. Snyder
Betsy Snyder made her publishing debut in 2007 with her cheerful collages in Peanut Butter and Jellyfishes: A Very Silly Alphabet Book (by Brian Cleary). Since then, she has illustrated ten books for children, including her three that she has also written. Betsy's work has won numerous awards, including recognition from the Please Touch Museum, the Society of Illustrators, the Cooperative Children's Book Center, Parents' Choice and Indie Next List. In addition to writing and illustrating children's books, Betsy is a seasoned designer of greeting cards and other children's products. She lives with her graphic designer husband in northeast Ohio and works in a studio space just a few blocks from home.