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May 04, 2006
| ISBN 9781101642795
| 3-5 years
May 04, 2006 | ISBN 9781101642795 | 3-5 years
Follow the line on a journey from the city to the country, from the sky to the ocean, from morning till night. Laura Ljungkvist uses her trademark continuous line style to create the perfect counting book for young children. Each scene contains questions designed to get children looking, counting, and thinking. For example, in the underwater picture, children can count seashells, turtles, and the legs on an octopus. Each page is packed with colorful, artful objects and animals—and young counters can follow the line from the front cover to the back cover, through each stunning scene.
Laura Ljungkvist is a Swedish artist whose editorial work has appeared in The New York and Harper’s Bazaar. This is her third book for children. She now lives in Brooklyn, New York.
“Harold and his purple crayon have nothing over Ljungkvist, who takes young readers along on a journey from morning to night, from city to sea to village, through page-filling scenes composed, by and large, with one continuous line. As child-friendly as it is technically sophisticated, this will appeal to counters and crayon-wielders alike.” -Kirkus Reviews, starred review
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