Find out what makes London one of the world's most exciting cities in this unusual alphabet picture book. A is for Art, B is for Brick Lane, C is for Changing of the Guard… this delightful new alphabet of words and pictures looks at some of the things that give London its unique and stylish cultural identity, with a glossary at the end. Art . Brick Lane . Changing of the Guard . Dick Whittington . Elephant and Castle . Fashion . Gherkin . Heath . Isle of Dogs . Jewels . Kings Cross . Lions . Museum . Number 10 . Observatory . Portobello Road . Queue . River . St Paul's . Taxi . Underground . Villain . Wimbledon. eXiles . Yard . Zebra
Kate Slater grew up on a farm in Staffordshire. She went to Thomas Alleyne's High School in Uttoxeter and studied Illustration at Kingston University. She has done illustration work for Random House Children's Books, The Guardian, Passion Pictures, Zig ad agency, Fast Company Magazine and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Her first children's book, Magpie's Treasure (Andersen Press), which she wrote and illustrated, has been shortlisted for the 2011 Cambridgeshire Children's Book Award. She is currently illustrating The King and His Wish for Oxford University Press.