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Letters From Melbourne

By Maree Coote
Illustrated by Maree Coote

How do you spell Melbourne town? Can you spell your way around?In this ingenious tour of Melbourne past and present with bright and funky images created in Letter Art by this award-winning illustrator. Meet Ned Kelly, find the letters hidden in Luna Par

This book works on three levels to give readers a fun and educational experience of Melbourne. Each spread contains a cheeky haiku-like poem about Melbourne. At the base of each page is a short fact of historic note about the subject. The puzzle picture-anagram which is the key to the illustration offers a letter and spelling challenge. Readers can spell their way around Melbourne's past, present and even its personalities.

  • What’s better than spelling a word? Spelling a picture!
  • A delightful collection of Melbourne people and places of interest with the added puzzle-factor of Letter Art illustrations.
  • Features unique Letter-Art illustration

About the author

Maree Coote is a writer, designer, illustrator, photographer and publisher. She has enjoyed an award-winning career in advertising and understands Melbourne's unique advantage well. Her many creative passions converge in her studies of Melbourne's history, which is the focus of her work in object design and in publishing over the past ten years. Maree is passionate about a sense of place and history, and she brings this to life in multiple platforms for multiple audiences. Her affinity for Melbourne is unique and highly informed. Her skill is bringing ideas to life, and communicating ideas to any audience 'in whatever form gives them most power: books, artwork, song, stories, design, film...".

ISBN: 9780992491710
Imprint: Melbournestyle Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2014
Dimensions: 260 x 260mm, 24pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $31.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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