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Counting Creatures

Julia Donaldson, Sharon King-Chai (Illustrator)

Hardcover

List Price: 20.99*
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Winter 2020 Kids Indie Next List

“What a gorgeous book! I loved Animalphabet, and this goes perfectly on the shelf with it. Did you know that a baby arctic hare is called a leveret? This book taught me that!”
— Tegan Tigani, Queen Anne Book Company, Seattle, WA
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Description

A gorgeous lift-the-flap counting book that pairs parent animals with their babies, from the bestselling author of Room on the Broom.

From a bat and its pup, to a frog and its twelve tadpoles, young readers will delight in counting each creature's babies and learning unusual scientific names for young animals. With rhyming text, lift-the-flaps and peekaboo holes, and a surprise search-and-find element, this is a read-aloud delight and preschool must-have.
 
* "Engaging, rewarding, and utterly delightful."—Kirkus, starred review
Winter 2020-21 Kids’ Indie Next List pick! 

Dial Books, 9780593324530, 58pp.

Publication Date: November 24, 2020



About the Author

Julia Donaldson is the internationally bestselling author of many popular books for children. Her Smarties Prize-winning modern classic, The Gruffalo, has sold more than 13.5 million copies worldwide, and the Halloween favorite Room on the Broom is a perennial best seller. In addition to children's books, she has written many children's plays and songs and runs regular storytelling workshops. She was the Waterstones Children's Laureate from 2011-2013.

Sharon King-Chai grew up in Australia, and now lives in London. A talented illustrator and designer, she has worked on album covers, book covers, stationery, and six picture books. She has a passion for innovation, and her artwork and clever use of paper cutting encourage readers to think differently about the pages they hold in their hand.