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Letters for Lunch!
Letters for Lunch!

Letters for Lunch!

How to eat the alphabet



32 Pages, 9.25 x 11.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $24.99 (CA $33.99) (US $24.99)

Publication Date: May 2024

ISBN 9780648568476

Rights: US & CA

Melbournestyle Books (May 2024)

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Meet the vegetables as they reveal their true hopes and deepest secrets!

Letter Art illustration puzzles are partnered with fun foodie facts, easy recipe ideas, and nonsense poems that reveal the innermost thoughts of vegetables.
  • Features 30 fruits and veg,,, and an egg!
  • All illustrations are made with the letters that spell the image.
  • Every fruit/veg has its own dream, wisdom or philosophy...and a recipe.
  • Text is delivered in fun, engaging nonsense poem stanzas
  • Teachers notes include fruit/veg facts and easy, fun recipes.
  • Award-winning illustrator
An introduction to typographic design for children of all ages, Letters For Lunch! encourages letter recognition, observation, spelling and design skills... and cooking! This is a fun way to engage with young readers about food, and a playful way to understand the unique attributes of each item of fruit or veg. Connecting through illustration, poetry, image puzzles, food and humor.


"The award-winning Maree Coote, with her acclaimed brilliance in the use of words and the alphabet, has come up with another stunning publication. Using vegetables, fruit, and nutritious food in the guise of letters, she has created work of amazing beauty. . . . Letter art is a rare and welcome medium and Coote is Queen of this medium." —Kids' Book Review

"Readers will finish the book both awed and eager to embark on their own typographical experiments." —Publishers Weekly on Spellbound

"This rhythmic tour takes visual poetry to a new level." —Foreword Reviews on Letters From New York

"A fresh tribute to the creative possibilities of letter-form art: stylish and sophisticated.” --Kirkus Reviews on Animology

Author Biography

Maree Coote is an author, illustrator, and designer. She has won the Special Mention prize at Bologna Ragazzi Fiere 2017 and is the author of Alphabeasts, Letters from New York, and Spellbound.