1, 2, 3 to the Zoo: A Counting Book

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Scholastic Incorporated, Jan 1, 1968 - Juvenile Fiction - 28 pages
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Joyously colored animals, riding on a train to the zoo, offer youngsters a first introduction to numbers, number sets, addition and counting in this paperback reissue of Eric Carle

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Always so imaginative with the illustrations. - LibraryThing
This book illustrates with colorful pictures. - LibraryThing
There is really no plot to this story. - LibraryThing
There are no words, only pictures and numbers. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Asho - Goodreads

This is a great counting book. It doesn't have any text, just pictures of animals to count. It's perfect for my "choo-choo"-obsessed child because it starts with a train and then each page shows the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I really liked this Eric Carle book!! As usual his illustrations make the book interesting and makes you stop to look at everything on the page before turning to see more. This book, even though, a ... Read full review

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Eric Carle well-known creator of many beloved picture books for small readers and listeners, including such classics as "Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, The Tiny Seed, Rooster's Off to See the World, A House for Hermit Crab, " and "The Very Hungry Caterpillar." He is especially celebrated for his unique ability to combine learning with pleasure. Children delight in the distinctive beauty of his illustrations -- richly layered collages in glowing colors -- and they love his entertaining stories, which invite them to make their own discoveries in a natural, joyful way.

Born in Syracuse, New York, Eric Carle received much of his education in Germany. He is a graduate of the Akademie der bildenden K?nste in Stuttgart, where he learned about Goethe's color theory and complementary colors. Eric Carle has two grown children. He and his wife live in western Massachusetts.

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