This traditional verse is retold with wit, filled with charm and illustrated with tremendous style by an exciting debut artist. Follow the funny exploits of the completely lovable pup, Georgie, as he does his best to get his paws on the pie!
Apple Pie ABC is bound to be loved by young children and adults alike who will undoubtedly savour the story again and again.
This book sparked incredible interest in the US with nine publishing houses going to auction for publishing rights.
Look out for Alison's fabulous second title featuring Georgie and Grace, One, Two, That's My Shoe!
Alison Murray grew up in Lanarkshire near Glasgow and studied Textile
Design at Glasgow School of Art. After graduating she moved to London
and did a variety of jobs, including working as a bookseller and rug
designer, before completing a MA in Design for Interactive Media at
Middlesex University. Having co-founded a successful interactive media
company, Alison moved back to Scotland where she now works as a
full-time illustrator. She has a string of successful picture books to
her name, including Hare and Tortoise and Apple Pie ABC, both shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards, and Dino Duckling. Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband and their
'Alison Murray's Apple Pie ABC coaxes an old text into brilliant new life, with each page showing the same puppy slavering over a delicious-looking pie before finally giving way to temptation. Rarely can the alphabet have been presented in a more child-friendly way.'
Independent on Sunday
The bold, retro artwork is colourful and attractive and the story is full of humour
The Best New Children's Books 2015
''This delightful board book presents the alphabet in the form of a story in which a mischievous puppy attempts to get his paws on an apple pie... As well as an entertaining tale, it is an inventive way to help familiarise children with the alphabet.'