1 to 10 and Back Again: A Getty Museum Counting Book

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Getty Publications, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 52 pages
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Ten objects from the French decorative arts collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum--fine clocks, gilded chairs, and elaborate globes among them--are cleverly arranged for little fingers to find and play with in this children's counting book. Once young readers solidify their counting skills in the first half of the book, the objects are scrambled and used to teach how to count backwards, from ten to one. At the end, all of the objects are shown in context in an image of a gallery filled with the furniture and other objects from the book.
Like its popular companion volume, A is for Artist: A Getty Museum Alphabet Book, this book provides parents and educators with a unique opportunity to help children learn basic skills while, at the same time, teaching them to look closely at great art objects. In addition, adult fans of decorative arts will delight in this book's richly illustrated, whimsically designed pages.
 

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Section 2

About the author (1999)

ThesCRA was developed by the eminent group of scholars who published the eight double-volumes of LIMC (Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae). Among the many contributors to the ThesCRA volumes are Jean Ch. Balty, Sir John Boardman, Walter Burkert, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Tonio Holscher,
Anneliese Kossatz, Vassilis Lambrinoudakis, Francois Lissarrague, John H. Oakley, Ricardo Olmos, H. A. Shapiro, Erika Simon, and Marion True.

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