Z is for Moose

by Kelly Bingham
pictures by Paul O. Zelinsky


Z is for Moose jacket

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★ A "laugh-out-loud romp of an abecedary…" Booklist, starred review

★ "If you think you've seen every possible idea for an alphabet book played out, think again. …[A] very funny and inventive ABC." The Horn Book, starred review

★ "… hysterical, and it has great potential for storytimes. Just label it F for funny." Kirkus, starred review

★ "Move over, Interrupting Chicken*… a witty meta-abecedary, disrupting the predictable ABCs and reveling in Moose's antics." Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ "The amusing alphabetical adventure is told through hilarious mixed-media illustrations and dialogue bubbles." School Library Journal, starred review

★ "Everybody will be elated with this goofy new way of going from A to Z." CCBC, starred review

"...One of the best picture books this year," New York Times Book Review

* (This is Publishers Weekly's suggestion. Paul Zelinsky counts David Ezra Stein as a friend and would be happy to let his charming Interrupting Chicken stay or go wherever she wants.)

Zebra is gathering everyone together. It's Zebra's job to coordinate a big event.

cast of characters

It's going to be an alphabet book!

second book pic

But the job isn't as easy as Zebra thought.

Moose means well, but meaning well isn't everything. A bad surprise is coming his way. Moose is big, and he'll make big trouble. How can Zebra save the day?

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