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Unruly Alphabet Hardcover – November 9, 2010
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Top Customer Reviews
What follows, then, are pages each devoted to a single letter in the alphabet but continuing a discourse established by the preceding one as in A was arrested,.....while B bit bullets. The artwork is beautifully executed, incorporating the human face or body part into each letter. The art is a bit nightmarish in an entertaining way. McKinney uses acrylic images and ink-washed backgrounds that set off every page so well that each could be a stand-alone painting. But then that would defeat the purpose of this etymological journey! Super book. Grady Harp, May 11
If you have a population that can handle a little dark humor (know your kids!), The Unruly Alphabet is a must have.
Aaron McKinney is one of my absolute favorite illustrators - so glad he's going into children's books!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I got this as a coffee table book for my office. The story is clever and the drawings are amazing. This is not a children's ABC book. Adults will appreciate it much more.Published 3 months ago by AV
really fantastic art work, grotesque and awful in blackly funny but none the less joyful way, there is an almost decadent wallowing in these grand images of our unruly and twisted... Read morePublished on July 23, 2011 by Phillip Goodman