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Alphabetical order : how the alphabet began

Tiphaine Samoyault (Author), Viking Press (Publisher)
Discusses the development of alphabets and writing systems from ancient societies to American Indian societies
Print Book, English, 1998
Viking, New York, 1998
Children's nonfiction
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
9780670878086, 0670878081
What is an alphabet?
Writing and alphabets
A family tree of the world's alphabets
The world's alphabets (including Arabic, Hebrew, Japanese, Indian (Devanagari), Greek, Latin, and modern Cyrillic)
Other alphabets (including flags, semaphores, Morse code, sign language alphabet, and Braille alphabet)
Artists and alphabets
"English translation first published in 1998 in the United States of America by Viking, a member of Penguin Putnam Inc."--Verso of title-page