Are you sick and tired of the same ol' alphabet book? If you read one more mediocre board book, will your eyes literally start to bleed? Okay, that might be a little melodramatic, but it is true that a lot of kid's books adhere to the same formulas over and over again. This is especially true for the alphabet books out there. A is always for apple. B is always for boat. C is for? You guessed it - cat. How about an alphabet book that shakes things up a bit? One that the adult reader and the child reader can enjoy? Enter Jis for Jazz by Greg Paprocki.
This alphabet is all about that gloriously irreverent and flashy time period - the 1920s. It's a fun read and also a great little history lesson. A is for automobile because more and more people owned cars. C is for Charleston, a popular dance move during the time. W is for washing machine, a marvelous new invention freeing up the family's time.
I love looking at the pictures in this because I love vintage clothing. Seeing what the people are wearing in each scene is a treat.
If you are sick of A is for apple, give this a try. It shakes things up like a flapper dancing the Charleston on the hood of a model-T car!