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One Some Many

Marthe Jocelyn


PUBLISHED: 12th September 2006
ISBN: 9780887767890
ANNOTATION:
"One Some Many by Marthe Jocelyn and Tom Slaughter is an excellent early introduction to numbers and to the principles of modern art. It is the perfect companion to "1 2 3, a counting book with a difference. Slaughter's bold, Matisse-inspired paper cuts illustrate basic artistic elements, including color, form, and line, while the playful and inventive text introduces the concepts of quantity that children find most puzzling (and that adults have the most difficulty explaining!). After all, how many is many? Some? A few?
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PUBLISHED: 12th September 2006
ISBN: 9780887767890
ANNOTATION:
"One Some Many by Marthe Jocelyn and Tom Slaughter is an excellent early introduction to numbers and to the principles of modern art. It is the perfect companion to "1 2 3, a counting book with a difference. Slaughter's bold, Matisse-inspired paper cuts illustrate basic artistic elements, including color, form, and line, while the playful and inventive text introduces the concepts of quantity that children find most puzzling (and that adults have the most difficulty explaining!). After all, how many is many? Some? A few?

Annotation

"One Some Many by Marthe Jocelyn and Tom Slaughter is an excellent early introduction to numbers and to the principles of modern art. It is the perfect companion to "1 2 3, a counting book with a difference. Slaughter's bold, Matisse-inspired paper cuts illustrate basic artistic elements, including color, form, and line, while the playful and inventive text introduces the concepts of quantity that children find most puzzling (and that adults have the most difficulty explaining!). After all, how many is many? Some? A few?

Publisher Description

"One Some Many" by Marthe Jocelyn and Tom Slaughter is an excellent early introduction to numbers and to the principles of modern art. It is the perfect companion to "1 2 3, " a counting book with a difference. Slaughter's bold, Matisse-inspired paper cuts illustrate basic artistic elements, including color, form, and line, while the playful and inventive text introduces the concepts of quantity that children find most puzzling (and that adults have the most difficulty explaining ). After all, how many is many? Some? A few?

"From the Hardcover edition."

Author Biography

Marthe Jocelyn is an award-winning author and illustrator who worked for many years as a toy designer before turning her hand to writing. She has written nine picture books, one of which, Hannah's Collections, was shortlisted for a Governor General's Award for Illustration, and six novels, including the critically acclaimed works of historical fiction, Mable Riley and How it Happened in Peach Hill. Jocelyn has also written a nonfiction account of the Foundling Hospital in London, England, entitled, A Home for Foundlings. She is the editor of two short story collections, Secrets and First Times

Review

"Indeed, this book...doesn't underestimate its very young readers... The field of intelligent preschool books is not a crowded one. Both this and Slaughter's previous book are as smart as they are interesting to look at..." -Quill & Quire

Product Details

Author
Marthe Jocelyn
Short Title
1 SOME MANY-BOARD
Pages
16
Publisher
Tundra Books (NY)
Language
English
Illustrator
Tom Slaughter
ISBN-10
0887767893
ISBN-13
9780887767890
Media
Book
Format
Board Books
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2006
Publication Date
2006-09-30
Country of Publication
Canada
Residence
New York City, NY, US
Audience Age
2-5