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Count Me a Rhyme

Animal Poems by the Numbers

Jane Yolen, Jason Stemple (Photographs by)


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This delightful counting book of poetry and pictures on the Texas 2x2 Reading List captures animals by the numbers. Vivid, playful poems tell the stories of one elk, two birds, three fish—from one through ten and then many—as they go about their day either solo or within a special circle of friends. The marvelous photographs allows readers to peek at some common creatures that enjoy the company of others.

Praise For Count Me a Rhyme: Animal Poems by the Numbers

"A beautiful tour of the natural world." —Publishers Weekly

"Readers will enjoy counting the creatures that appear on each spread. Many, no doubt, will memorize the enchanting verse." —Kirkus Reviews

"A joyful collection of unusual animals, appealing poems, and excellent photographs." —School Library Journal

Wordsong, 9781590783450, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2006

About the Author

Jane Yolen is called "the Hans Christian Andersen of America," and has received numerous awards, including the Regina Medal from the Catholic Library Association and the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota for her body of work. She lives with her husband in St. Andrews, Scotland, and Hatfield, Massachusetts.

Jason Stemple is a free-lance photographer. He provided the photographs for a number of children's poetry books for young readers written by his mother, Jane Yolen. He lives with his wife and their twin daughters in Charleston, South Carolina.