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The Zzzzzs have it for kids

A charming children's book that introduces the oft-ignored last letter of the alphabet - the Z and its many incarnations!
The letter Z knows he will always have 25 characters in front of him.  He's fine with that. But why do we use only the words "Zebra" and "Zoo" to illustrate who he is? There's more to him than that! In fact, there's a whole world of fun and fascinating Z words out there - and to prove it, he writes The Z Book!

The Z Book, the Z is an amusing, plucky, enthusiastic, and sometimes indignant characterwho is excited to teach children words that start with or include a Z or two. He happily takes us to many parts of the world and shows us architecture, historical places, food, flowers, musical instruments, birth signs, and much more. As an additional educational element, there is a glossary with simple definitions of all the Z words used in the book. The Z Book is different, surprising, lighthearted, and fun to read.

Russell Vann
PO Box 1223
Conifer Colorado 80433-1223

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