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One Shoe Two Shoes

Caryl Hart, Edward Underwood (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
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With bright, bold illustrations, this stylish picture book features lots of shoes, ten white mice, and one adorable dog.

One shoe, two shoes.
Red shoes, blue shoes.

Two shoes make a pair.
Who's that hiding there?

Shoes, shoes, and more shoes . . . this book is bursting shoes of all different colors, sizes, and shapes. There's a pair here to suit everyone--even a family of mice!

Jolly, rhythmic text carries you playfully along in this delightfully stylish book that introduces colors and numbers in a gentle and fun way.

Praise For One Shoe Two Shoes

"Very fresh and inventive. . . . A sweet, largely monosyllabic book with large images and plenty of context clues for emerging readers, infused with subtle nods to color identification and counting as well." - Booklist, on ONE SHOE TWO SHOES

“Pays homage to One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish . . . A must-read-aloud text with memorable characters-Underwood and Hart make a perfect pair.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“An ode to shoes and counting gets a playful twist . . . A colorful exploration of colors, numbers, and footwear.” —Publishers Weekly

“Delightful . . . with contagious energy. A lively lighthearted frolic that will have young audiences asking for it again and again.” —School Library Journal on BIG BOX LITTLE BOX

“Children will enjoy finding the cat in each carton and discovering how it climbs in and out of the various containers, hiding, smashing, or snoring its way through the pages.” —Booklist on BIG BOX LITTLE BOX

Bloomsbury Children's Books, 9781547600946, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 9, 2019

About the Author

Caryl Hart writes picture books and young fiction and loves walking her dog and sitting in cafes and libraries. She runs creative literacy workshops for schools and libraries. She has written Whiffy Wilson, How to Catch a Dragon, Welcome to Alien School, How to Catch a Dinosaur, Supermarket Zoo, The Princess and the Peas, The Princess and the Presents, Catch That Rat, and Big Box Little Box. She lives in Derbyshire with her husband and two daughters.