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About the author:
Hello and welcome!
My name is Kirsten Edwards aka KLeighE (pronounced Kaylee) of Hinterland Harmony Art and Illustrations. I am the author and illustrator of this uniquely fun and educational book. I reside in Sanger, Texas, on top of a hill in the country, with my husband and 5 cats, which gives me a lot of inspiration for creativity!
I simply adore illustrated books. Reading and art have always been an important part of my life, and I hope to bring that joy to children that makes them find a love of reading too.
A Journey Through Alphabet Land was originally A Journey Through Your ABC's. It used to be a regular story but I have changed it to a rhyming story. Since 2006 I have taught myself Photoshop and have become more adept in using the software. So, I decided to recreate the book and instead of a plain white background, I envisioned a land where a boy and girl dragonfly would visit to practice their letters of the alphabet. I scanned all the colored papers from a package of construction paper to my computer. Some I magically adjusted in Photoshop to get that perfect color I wanted that wasn't offered in the package, but I still managed to maintain the texture I wanted for this book. I have added some new creatures and objects, and updated some of the original art with this magical tool, called a clipping mask, to cover the old construction paper with new vibrant paper. I love the continuity of the pages. It's as if you're flying through Alphabet Land's territory and learning all about what and who resides in this magical land.
To find out more about me and my creativity, please visit: http://www.hinterlandharmony.com
If you would like to contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for stopping by! Wishing you a fantabulous and magical day!
A Journey Through Alphabet Land
Two dragonflies, Shanook and Kakela, are going on a journey through Alphabet Land to practice the letters of the alphabet.
"We're going on a journey in Alphabet Land,
and to have you join us would be grand!
We'll start with 'A' and end with 'Z',
there's a lot of fun things for us to see,
like an airplane, a beaver and kangaroos,
there is even someone with eight shoes!"
- Publication Date:
- 1480139297 / 9781480139299
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8.5" x 11"
- Full Color with Bleed
- Related Categories:
- Education / Preschool & Kindergarten