This is another post for the A to Z Challenge. You can catch up on past posts or simply enjoy today's post -
Ox, House, Stick: The History of Our Alphabet
This alphabet book is not for the younger reader AT ALL. Starting with A, this book explains how each letter ended up in our alphabet today. I learned a ton about the English alphabet, including the fact that O, P, R, and S all came from the same origin. The intro (before the ABCs) is read in this trailer:
At first, I thought this book was a metafiction, but it is actually nonfiction. My tangent today is about the difference, but if you don’t care about that, here’s the next installment (we hope) of THE GREAT ALPHABET DISASTER.
Forwarded Text from O's Phone
(Half-hour later, H forwarded the conversation to C who immediately catalogued it under "Clues" in her case files)
I write about, with, for, and around kids all day. (Well, maybe I do the dishes too. Sometimes.)