Countdown! with Milo

Countdown! with Milo Cover

Countdown! with Milo

By Mike Austin

Blue Apple Books, Board Books, 9781609052089, 18pp.

Publication Date: May 22, 2012

A space-themed counting story that ends with a blast 10, 9, 8--Get ready to blast off with Milo and Mouse Future space travelers can learn about rockets and how to suit up and push all the right buttons in order to zoom into space--and beyond For kids who like a countdown, this clever, colorful story employs the theme of getting-ready-to blast-off to help them grasp counting backwards from ten. Cool-for-kids rocket and astronaut items are worked into the simple story and will expand young children's understanding of space travel.

About the Author
Mike Austin is an award winning-illustrator and graphic designer. Originally from Pennsylvania, he now lives in Hawaii with his wife, illustrator Jing Jing Tsong, their two children, and a cat named Milo. His first digital children's book app "A Present for Milo" has garnered raves and recognition on NPR, USA TODAY and MSNBC. "A Present for Milo" is the recipient of both the Parents' Choice and Mom's Choice Awards. The author lives in Hawaii.

Praise For Countdown! with Milo

Praise for Mike Austin's digital children's book app, A Present for Milo:

"...a Next Gen version of a lift-the-flap Spot story, this digital cat-and-mouse chase features...hidden surprises in every scene." -- Kirkus Reviews