Creature Count

Creature Count

A Prehistoric Rhyme

By Brenda Huante; Vincent Nguyen (Illustrator)

Farrar Straus Giroux, Hardcover, 9780374336059, 28pp.

Publication Date: July 3, 2012


Once upon a prehistoric time . . . One woolly baby trumpets with mother mammoth.Two flying reptiles soar with mom pteranodon.Three toothy kittens snarl with mother sabertooth. Set to the classic counting rhyme “Over in the Meadow,” Brenda Huante’s catchy text makes a perfect read-aloud, and illustrator Vincent Nguyen’s adorable dinosaurs and early mammals are simply irresistible.

About the Author

Vincent Nguyen has illustrated many children's books, including "Buzz" by Eileen Spinelli, "Creature Count" by Brenda Huante, and "Bandit "by Karen Rostoker-Gruber. He lives in New York City.

Praise For Creature Count

"Little hatchlings will likewise stretch, hoot and snuggle down cozily as they listen.”--Kirkus