The Boat Alphabet Book

The Boat Alphabet Book


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Jerry Pallotta features boats and ships, from the gigantic aircraft carrier to the one-person kayak. With characteristic wit and humor, he explains basic nautical terms like hull, bow, and stern, while introducing more challenging topics, such as the workings of a steam engine. Young and old alike will want to get on board for this lavishly illustrated and informative trip through the alphabet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881069105
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 07/28/1998
Series: Jerry Pallotta's Alphabet Books Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.16(w) x 11.42(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere. Jerry lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Did you ever wonder why the first boat was built? Was it to cross a lake, to travel down a river, to explore, or just to have fun? And what did the first boat look like? Maybe it was a log or a carved-out tree. Whatever it was, those first sailors probably never imagined . . .


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