If Rocks Could Sing

If Rocks Could Sing

A Discovered Alphabet

Book - 2011
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Displays photographs of rocks that resemble the letters of the alphabet and objects represented by each letter.
Publisher: Berkeley [Calif.] : Tricycle Press, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781582463704
Branch Call Number: E/MCGUIRK
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 x 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Discovered alphabet


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nypl_morningside_heights Sep 17, 2013

worked well at toddler time

Jun 20, 2013

My kids love this book! Very cool collection of rocks.

Apr 05, 2013

Leslie McGuirk, rock observer extraordinaire, found rocks that look like each letter of the alphabet. The perfect read right before a nature walk with preschoolers through second graders--what shapes will they find in the rocks they see today?

janicedlb Jul 27, 2012

This book is also available as an ebook via Overdrive if you would like an ultralight copy!

Jul 27, 2012

Interesting collection of rocks! Some shaped like letters and some like animals and objects. The author collected them as they washed up on the beach.

Nov 27, 2011

I love the idea of collecting rocks that look like familiar shapes and letters! I thought this was a really fun concept, and a fun read.

debwalker Jun 13, 2011

"McGuirk has been collecting rocks from the shore for a very long time. Her collection is the basis for this most unusual alphabet book. Rocks that look like letters of the alphabet matched with corresponding objects will inspire readers young and old to go for a walk and start their own collection. Very clever and fun!"--Margaret Brennan Neville, the King's English, Salt Lake City, Utah


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