Antbear, Bushbaby, Crocodile ... this African alphabet brings together creatures of all shapes and sizes in a stunning series of illustrations. Each picture features the animal engaged in a typical activity, and a simple, rhyming text makes each page easy to memorize as well as wonderful to see. At the end of the book, the author's animal notes provide information for older children and adults on the habitat and behavior patterns of the animals.
Von Martin is no joke when it comes to serious research on Caribbean culture. He searches through neighborhood voices, which at times, have simply slipped through our fingers. He turns to these in order