COLLECTOR Tasha Tudor "1 is One" Counting Book ILLUSTRATED Caldecott Honor

Here is a delightful vintage children's counting book 1 is One. A classically illustrated Caldecott Honor Book by Tasha Tudor The author notes, "There will...always be children who must learn to count. Teach them also to enjoy the process and to count those things that are important to them," and she does with a lyrical, poem-like text.

Companion volume to Tudor's alphabet book, "A is for Annabelle," "Tudor has given children a very special ray of sunshine that of pictures which ... carry the imagination of children into history, into the human heart, into the joys of family life, into love of friendship itself.

Publisher: Henry Z. Walck, New York, Copyright 1956, 1970.

The enchanting color and black & white illustrations that accompany the text feature days gone by ~ bonneted girls and a boy writing on a slate; simple, natural settings with some of a whimsical In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, the text teaches the numbers 1 through 20 in a rhythmical way. This is one for the picture book lover in all of us.

Tasha Tudors books feature simple, captivating and often rhyming text accompanied by enchanting detailed and realistic drawings with soft colors. Her original art is found in museums, libraries and hundreds of private collections around the world.

Tasha Tudor is also the illustrator of many classic books including: A Child's Garden of Verses, The Night Before Christmas, The Springs of Joy, A Time to Keep, The Dolls' Christmas, All for Love, Pumpkin Moonshine, A Tale for Easter and Annabelle.

1 is one duckling swimming in a dish - 2 is two sisters making a wish - 3 is three swallows up in the sky ...The book continues through the number twenty.

Hardcover pictorial cover. ex library good vintage condition,some soiling bumping cover, name crossed out and back endpapers and remnants of a removed library card. The pages very nice, bright & clean. The binding is tight.

Item ID: BK730

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