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O Is for Ossicone

A Surprising Animal Alphabet

Illustrated by Sarah Papworth


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About The Book

Did you know that ossicones are the hornlike parts of a giraffe’s head? Introduce young readers to unusual animal facts and new vocabulary like “ossicone” and “baleen” in this alphabet book that has flaps on every page!

From “D is for dorsal fin” (shark) to “T is for tentacle” (octopus) to “W is for wattle” (turkey), this alphabet book is one of a kind! Young readers will love learning all about animals—and their unusual body parts, too. Plus, gatefold flaps on every page open to reveal even more fun facts!

About The Author

Hannah Eliot is a children’s book editor who lives in Vermont. Her favorite activities include editing (of course), writing, drawing, and spending time with her family!

About The Illustrator

Sarah Papworth lives and works (from home) in a North Cotswold village in the UK. She studied at Winchester School of Art specialising in printed textile design, graduating in 2002 with first class honors. She freelances on editorial, book, and surface pattern projects. She loves to use mixed media, hand-drawn textures, and line. She also launches a couple of small original painting collections per year.

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Awards and Honors

  • Eureka! Excellence in Nonfiction Award Honor Title (CA)

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