One Some Many

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Tundra Books, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 16 pages
8 Reviews
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. Slaughterís 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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User Review  - Lorraine Robinson - Goodreads

This book would be beneficial for younger aged students to explain the differences between some, many, and few. Can also be used to determine greater or less than. Pictures in the book can be used as different representations of shapes. Read full review

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User Review  - Ecl Storytellers - Goodreads

This is a concept book and could be helpful teaching the meaning of some, many, few, none at all. Very bold images in primary colors. Read full review

About the author (2006)

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 six novels, including the critically acclaimed works of historical fiction, Mable Riley and Earthly Astonishments. Jocelyn has also written a nonfiction account of the Foundling Hospital in London, England, entitled, A Home for Foundlings. She has created eight picture books, one of which, Hannahís Collections, was shortlisted for a Governor Generalís Literary Award for Illustration. Jocelyn has also edited two collections of short stories. Marthe Jocelyn divides her time between New York and Stratford, Ontario.


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