And so the story of the universe begins! Dr. B. takes your child by the hand, and off the three of you go, into the world of atoms and molecules, the very stuff of which we are made! Exotic atoms, brilliant colors, engaging rhymes and wonderful graphics propel your young reader into the very heart of the branch of Science called Chemistry! A is for Atom, An ABC book based on science is a book for young children, three to fi ve years of age, which introduces beginning readers to the alphabet through the use of rhymes based on scientifi c concepts. The rhyme for each word explains the concept in a concrete way and links it to objects which a child is already familiar with, such as insects and trains . With ideas and images a young child can relate to, a tale of the atoms which make up their world unfolds. To the early learner, words like apple (for A ) and atom are equal in readability but the concept of atom just might be more interesting!