by Isabelle Arsenault Discover the NATO phonetic alphabet and find layers of connection in every letter in a stunning abecedarian from celebrated artist Isabelle Arsenault. "Alpha, Bravo, Charlie . . . "Since 1956, whenever time and clarity are of the essence, everyone from firefighters to air traffic controllers has spelled out messages using the NATO phonetic alphabet. Now, with equal precision infused with a singular wit and whimsy award-winning author-illustrator Isabelle Arsenault interprets this internationally recognized code and makes it her own. From the elegant "Tango"to the enigmatic "Echo, "from the humorous "Kilo "to the haunting "Romeo "and "Juliet, "the striking art in this remarkable ABC book elicits laughter and curiosity, calls up endless associations, and will draw the viewer back again and again."
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- About The Author Isabelle Arsenault is an illustrator who studied Graphic Design at the Université du Québec à Montréal (2001). After her studies, she quickly contributed to several magazines in Canada and the United-States. In 2004, Isabelle illustrated her first children's book, for which she received the prestigious Governor General's Award for children's literature in French (illustration). Her passion for illustrated books has led her more and more to continue pursuing this path. Since then, she was a finalist on two other occasions for the GG's ("My Letter to the World", "Migrant"), finalist for the Marilyn Baillie Award in 2011 ("Spork") and her book "Migrant" is among the 10 best illustrated books of 2011 according to The New York Times. In 2012, sh ...more ISBN-13: 9780763678524 Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA) Publish Date: August 2015 Page Count: 64 Reading Level: Ages 5-8 - Juvenile Fiction | Concepts | Alphabet - Art & Architecture - Historical | Military & Wars