Today’s book is another story told through the alphabet. It is a story of suspense and mystery…
THE DANGEROUS ALPHABET
by Neil Gaiman, author and Gris Grimly, illustrator
Harper Collins 2008
In this rhyming picture book we meet two children who sneak out with a treasure map and find themselves in the sewer.
A is for always, that’s where we embark
B is for Boat, pushing off in the dark.
They must contend with monsters, a scary octopus, and goblins. They pass children held in cages. Are they intended to be someone’s dinner?
When an ogre kidnaps the girl, the boy and gazelle work to save her. Will they manage to escape?
This is a creepy book – definitely intended for older children who like to be scared.
If you like to have someone read to you, here you go…