Counting Cockatoos by Stella Blackstone
  

Counting Cockatoos

Written by Stella Blackstone

3+ readers   
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Barefoot has found a real talent in illustrator Stephanie Bauer. Not only will Counting Cockatoos help toddlers to count, they will also be inspired by some vibrant animal illustrations from cuddly koalas to smiling leopards whilst searching every page for those illusive cockatoos.

Synopsis

Counting Cockatoos by Stella Blackstone

Features tumbling tigers, happy hippos, rumbling rhinos, and more. A companion to author's "Alligator Alphabet", this book includes a colourful counting frieze. It introduces plenty of different animals, and encourages reader interaction with two cockatoos hidden on every page.

About the Author

On good days, Stella Blackstone lives east of the sun and west of the moon. On less good days, she lives at the bottom of a well. She finds ideas in all of these places and turns them into songs, poems and rhymes. She has read and written poetry for as long as she can remember, and her favourite books include Louis Untermeyer’s A Child’s Treasury of Poetry, which was a constant companion throughout her childhood, Paolo Coelho’s The Alchemist, everything by T.S. Eliot, and William Buck’s translation of The Ramayana. She lives in southwest England, and enjoys walking and working in her garden as well as doing nothing whenever she has the chance.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Stella Blackstone
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Publisher

Barefoot Books Ltd

Publication date

16th January 2006

ISBN

9781905236312

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Publisher Profile

Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

logo Barefoot Books celebrate art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts.

Publisher's Website

www.barefoot-books.com


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