Counting Our Way To Maine (Orchard Paperbacks)

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9780531071175: Counting Our Way To Maine (Orchard Paperbacks)

Beginning readers learn to count up to twenty in this lively tale of travel as a family journeys to their summer vaction home in Maine. Reprint.

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PreSchool-Grade 1?More than a counting book, this lively summer vacation story will be a welcome addition to anyone's bookshelf. The colorful, amusing pictures invite readers along on the trip and encourage them to look closely as they count up to 20 (fireflies). The journey itself is a realistic one for a family of five and two dogs?"We had to stop for the bathroom six times!" The warm-hearted family even buys ice cream for their pets. Smith's watercolor and pastels with ink marvelously blend details and humor. The parents and children build 11 sand castles, pick 15 boxes of blueberries, find 17 mushrooms, and get 18 mosquito bites. Dad bakes 16 pies while each dog eats 1 (behind his back), the mischievous baby is covered with blueberries, and the little girl adds marshmallows to her pie. An engaging summer offering, and a great concept book to boot.?Janet M. Bair, Trumbull Library, CT
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Ages 4^-7. While most counting books go from 1 to 10, this delightfully lively one proceeds all the way to 20. The clean, uncluttered endpapers provide a visual and numerical preview of an affectionate family's summer trip to Maine. There are babies, dogs, and bicycles to pack; bathrooms to stop at and ice-cream cones to eat; sandcastles to build, blueberries to pick, and clams to dig up. The humorous, animated mixed-media paintings are detailed enough to keep a generation raised on Waldo involved and counting. A cozy addition to picture-book collections, this also features the most satisfying of family values: love. Julie Corsaro

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