Art + Arithmetic + Environmental Awareness=Graeme Base’s latest masterpiece
From the creator of the international best-sellers Animalia, The Water Hole, and Jungle Drums
Once again, beloved author Graeme Base introduces readers to a new world. And again, he interweaves the story with hidden images and mathematical problems (and solutions!), creating a book that can be read over and over, and at different levels for different ages.
When Uno arrives in the forest one beautiful day, there are many fascinating and extraordinary animals there to greet him—and one entirely unexceptional Snortlepig. Uno loves the forest so much, he decides to live there. But, in time, a little village grows up around his house. Then a town, then a city . . . and soon Uno realizes that the animals and plants have begun to disappear.
Uno’s Garden is a moving and timely tale about how we all unknowingly affect the environment around us, just by being there—and how we can always learn from our mistakes and find ways of doing things better. It's an illuminating blend of storybook, puzzle book, and math book.
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Graeme Base is one of the world’s leading creators of picture books. He lives in Melbourne, Australia, with his artist wife, Robyn, and three wild and wonderful creatures of their own, James, Kate, and William.
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Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Base's newest picture book will cleverly entice kids to love math and counting games--replete with a conservationist twist. The text is a moving and timely tale about how people unknowingly affect the environment and how one can always learn from mistakes and do things better. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0810954737
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110810954737