Alain Gree s beautiful illustrations from the 1960s and 70s are kwn throughout the world. With their naivety of form and bold use of color, their charm is undeniable. Part of a delightful series of books under GMC s children s imprint, Button Books, Alphabet features Alain Gree s stunning vintage illustrations on every page. Aimed at children aged 2 to 5 years, Alphabet is a beautiful arlin-covered hardback with embossed artwork and jacket. Clear, easy-to-read text is presented alongside the illustrations to teach a range of words for each letter of the alphabet. Short sentences that use words beginning with the same letter are featured throughout as examples to reinforce and learn from. Despite their simplicity, there is a richness of content in the illustrations that children will be fascinated by, and this wealth of information will be a joy for adults to share and discuss, making the potential for learning endless.
Alain Gree is a French author and illustrator of children s books. He has had over 300 books published, which have been translated into 20 different languages. He has also worked as a children s broadcaster on French national television, produced three detective novels, ten ship navigation books and been a journalist for 20 years for Voiles et Voiliers (sailing ships) magazine.