Dog Number 1, Dog Number 10 (Hardcover)
Abbeville Kids, 9780789210661, 28pp.
Publication Date: March 29, 2011
Dogs of all shades, shapes, and dispositions introduce children to numbers as they count their surroundings from one to ten. On each spread, children count the clues to discover the missing number and complete the rhyme Dog Number 1, Dog Number 10 takes readers through a world of playful pups that love to count Each spread's rhyming text leaves out the last word, allowing little ones to chime in and shout out the missing number. The amusing illustrations provide countable clues for the numbers that have been left out. With Dog Number 1, Dog Number 10, accomplished illustrator Ami Rubinger once again turns his humorous and imaginative eye to an otherwise simple subject. This is the third in a series of well-received rhyme completion books from Rubinger, all of which use his signature fun, fill-in-the-blank technique to teach children about various concepts like counting. Dog Number 1, Dog Number 10's colorful, computer-generated canines will make little faces smile, and the rhyming game will have them counting from one to ten, again and again.
About the Author
Ami Rubinger began his career as an illustrator for the daily newspaper Haaretz. He is currently an illustrator and cartoonist for the daily newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth. Rubinger has written and illustrated over 15 books, including Big Cat, Small Cat and I Dream of an Elephant (also published by Abbeville Press). He resides in Tel Aviv.