My Very First Book of Numbers

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Philomel Books, 1974 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 20 pages
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Can you tell how many cherries there are? How many apples? In the brilliantly colorful My Very First Book of Numbers, children can find the number of fruits in the bottom half of a page that matches the number of boxes and numerals in the top half. This new, bilingual edition will also allow them to match English and Spanish words for each. Children will love solving the puzzles of this clever, vibrant book.

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Review: My Very First Book Of Numbers (My Very First Book)

User Review  - Brittany Perry - Goodreads

Honestly this book needs instructions I don't think it is good for teaching kids their numbers but rather as a testing tool to see IF they know their numbers. I was disappointed and I didn't enjoy the book, It was not what I expected. Read full review

Review: My Very First Book Of Numbers (My Very First Book)

User Review  - Kristen Wilson - Goodreads

The book My very First Book of Numbers by Eric Carle is a great counting book for small children. This book has made it fun to learn numbers for the kids by the way the book was designed. In the book ... Read full review

About the author (1974)

Eric Carle is an award-winning, children's picture book author and illustrator whose most recognized work is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book. Carle was born to German parents in 1929 in Syracuse, New York. The family returned to Germany in 1935, moving to a suburb of Stuttgart. Carle disliked high school, quitting at the age of 16 before graduation. He was admitted as the youngest student to the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, an art school. After finishing at the Akademie, he worked as a poster designer for the U.S. Information Center in Germany until 1952, when he moved back to New York City. He was a graphic designer at the New York Times and later worked as an art director at L.W. Frohlich & Co. In 1963, Bill Martin, Jr. saw a poster of a red lobster that Carle had designed and asked him to illustrate Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, thus launching his freelance career. Among his many children's books are Hello, Red Fox, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, and Pancakes, Pancakes! His title The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse made Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List for 2011. His title Brown Bear Brown Bear What to You See? made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.

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