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Count On Me 123

J. B. Frank, Ela Smietanka (Illustrator)

Board book

List Price: 8.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Though many things in the world are uncertain, there are some people we can always count on—so let’s count them! In this colorful board book filled with adorable, diverse characters, children count the everyday heroes around them from 10 crossing guards and 9 firefighters down to 2 parents, and of course, 1 you!

Praise For Count On Me 123

"Readers will enjoy counting down with these visuals."
—Kirkus Reviews

"Count On Me 123 reminds children that their world is full of people who care for and about them—and that children can count on each other and themselves for love and kindness too. A much-needed reminder for all of us."
—Caren Stelson, author of A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story and Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

"Kids need the stability that comes with certainty. That's why you can count on this book to be a winner."
—Betsy Bird, creator of School Library Journal's A Fuse #8 Production blog

"Everyone knows you can count numbers. This delightful book also shows children they can count on people, including themselves."
—Laurie Wallmark, award-winning children’s author

Familius, 9781641704380, 16pp.

Publication Date: April 13, 2021

About the Author

J. B. Frank holds a masters degree in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University. She is an Emmy Award– and Cine Award–winning television producer and has written articles for a number of children’s magazines and journals.


Ela is a Polish illustrator who graduated from the Faculty of Graphics at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, where she now lives with her husband, two sons, and three cats.