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The Resource Alphabetical : how every letter tells a story, Michael Rosen

Alphabetical : how every letter tells a story, Michael Rosen

Label
Alphabetical : how every letter tells a story
Title
Alphabetical
Title remainder
how every letter tells a story
Statement of responsibility
Michael Rosen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From minding your Ps and Qs to wondering why X should mark the spot, 'Alphabetical' is a book for everyone who loves words and language. Whether it's how letters are arranged on keyboards or Viking runes, textspeak or zip codes, this book will change the way you think about letters for ever. How on Earth did we fix upon our 26 letters, what do they really mean, and how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in 26 vivid chapters, fizzing with personal anecdotes and fascinating facts
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1946-
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Rosen, Michael
Dewey number
  • 411
  • 411
  • 411
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alphabet
  • Alphabet
  • Language and languages
  • Languages
Label
Alphabetical : how every letter tells a story, Michael Rosen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781848548862
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 431 pages
Isbn
9781848548862
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
Alphabetical : how every letter tells a story, Michael Rosen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781848548862
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 431 pages
Isbn
9781848548862
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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