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ONE, TWO, THREE by Tom Slaughter


A Counting Book

by Tom Slaughter & illustrated by Tom Slaughter

Age Range: 1 - 3

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 2003
ISBN: 0-88776-664-1
Publisher: Tundra

For children at the very dawn of numeracy, Slaughter’s paper collages offers one-to-ten counting (and modern art) practice on a set of commonplace, easily recognizable items—an apple, eyeglasses, buttons, beach balls, and the like—all rendered with utmost simplicity in bright primary colors. Free of plot line or extraneous side detail, and with only a numeral on each spread for text, this debut showcase for an artist who already has work hanging in the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney, and elsewhere should prompt plenty of pointing and chortling from even pre-verbal pre-walkers. (Picture book. 1-3)