One Watermelon SeedBook - 2008
In this deceptively simple counting book, Max and Josephine tend their garden while readers follow along, counting from one to ten as the garden is planted. Then readers can count in groups of tens as the garden is harvested, while they search through the pictures for the many small animals that are hiding throughout. A concise and clever text introduces color and rhythm, and the illustrations are bright and engaging, making this a perfect counting book for children aged four to seven.
Praise from Logic Roots:
"...one of the best math books that is fun, colorful and loved by many children..."
Praise from Dreambox Learning:
"...this book gets into counting in a serious way. It doesn't just take your child from 1 to 10, but it goes all the way up to 100! So Lottridge's book is good for children from kindergarten through second grade. Younger children will learn the lower numbers, and enjoy the pictures and the story even if they don't comprehend all of the numbers. Older children will get a review of the basics and then be introduced to the concept of counting in groups of ten, which is good preparation for learning multiplication."
From Library Staff
Help Max and Josephine tend their garden! Follow along, counting from one to ten as the garden is planted. See if you can find all the hidden things to spy in this book that introduces color and rhythm, as well as counting.