Amazing & Incredible Counting Stories ; a Number of Tall Tales

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Browndeer Press, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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In sensational (and highly unlikely) newspaper stories, readers can count giant banjos, carrot icicles, pickle balloons, and jelly faucets. Max Grover s paintings, with their intense color and unexpected juxtapositions, make counting more fun than a car with sixteen wheels on one side! The paintings are wonderously bright, oscillating between campy humor and pure absurdity. A full-blast chuckle machine that doubles, very quietly, as a book about numbers. -Kirkus Reviews

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Subtitled ``A Number of Tall Tales,'' this book's loopy headlines—``Sleepless Residents Upset by 2 Giant Banjos'' and ``11 Telephones Found Growing in the Woods''—reach out to grab readers while ... Read full review

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