Knots on a Counting Rope

Knots on a Counting Rope

By Bill Martin, Jr.; Ted Rand (Illustrator); John Archambault

Henry Holt & Company, Paperback, 9780805054798, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 1997


In this poignant story, the counting rope is a metaphor for the passage of time and for a boy's emerging confidence in facing his blindness.

About the Author
BILL MARTIN JR and ERIC CARLE are the team behind the ever-popular "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?"; "Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?"; "Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?"; and, most recently, "Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?


TERESA MLAWER is a widely respected translator and the president of Lectorum Publications, the largest U.S. distributor of children's books in Spanish.

The late TEDRANDwasthe esteemed illustrator of many picture books, including Eve Bunting's Secret Place and The Memory String.

John Archambault is a poet, journalist, and storyteller who worked with Bill Martin Jr on several projects. He lives in Idyllwild, California.

Praise For Knots on a Counting Rope

"A rich tale of intergenerational love and respect.... It is a moving collaborative effort that reverberates long after the book is closed." --Publishers Weekly, starred review