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Madeline Island ABC Coloring Book
Marcia Henry
Illustrated by Sally Parsons

 

Coloring, puzzles, and alphabet fun

 

The new Madeline Island ABC Coloring Book is now available as a companion to Marcia Henry’s Madeline Island ABC Book. Popular for children ages 5–12, the coloring book includes twenty-six pages of alphabet fun, two mazes, a word search, and a crossword puzzle. It is perfect for preschool and primary grade classrooms as well as for children’s playrooms.

 

“Following the success of the popular Madeline Island ABC Book, Marcia Henry and Sally Parsons have now created the Madeline Island ABC Coloring Book. Young and old alike will delight in the text and characters as they tap their creativity to transform black and white illustrations to living color. In addition, the mazes, crosswords, and word-finds provide opportunity for hours of educational entertainment for all!” —Sheri Milburn, teacher, La Pointe Elementary School, Madeline Island, Wisconsin

 

Marcia Henry was a teacher in Rochester, Minnesota, and later a professor at San Jose State University. She has lived on Madeline Island since 1996 and has written several books on reading and literacy. Sally Parsons is an illustrator who grew up in a family of artists, artisans, and teachers with ties to Madeline Island.

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The cover of Henry's book is yellow with several illustrations from inside the book: wolves, butterflies, families in canoes etc.

March 2009

32 pp.    11 x 8 1/2  
26 illus., 4 puzzles

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Paper $6.95 t
ISBN
978-0-9817723-0-1
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“The Madeline Island ABC Coloring Book has been a huge success with my students. The poems are engaging, the pictures are delightful, and the entire book is great reinforcement of alphabetic skills.” —Martha Renner, Language Arts Tutor

   

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