There are currently no other books in the children's market called "Montessori".; There are an estimated 7,000 certified Montessori schools worldwide and numerous more that use the name and select tenets.; While alphabet board books are the mainstay of children's concept shelves, none before have taught the sound before the letter, nor grouped letters by shape rather than alpha order.; Features gritty sandpaper finish for tactile tracing.
Bobby George and June George live in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where they founded Baan Dek, the first Montessori school in the state, and run Montessorium, an app company.