Is 2 a Lot: An Adventure with Numbers

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$17.95  $16.51
Tilbury House Publishers
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9.4 X 0.5 X 10.4 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Annie Watson is an Assistant Professor of Education at Northern Arizona University and prior to that was a high school English teacher for nine years. She is the author of Is 2 A Lot?, and when not teaching or writing enjoys exploring the outdoors with her husband and two children.
REBECCA EVANS worked for nine years as an artist and designer before returning to her first love: children's book illustration and writing. Her children's books include Someday I'll Fly; Friends in Fur Coats; The Good Things; The Shopkeeper's Bear; Naughty Nana; Amhale in South Africa; Mei Ling in China; Tiffany in New York; Masterpiece Robot; and Finding the Speed of Light. She lives in Maryland with her husband and four young children, shares her love of literature and art regularly at elementary schools, teaches art at the Chesapeake Center for the Creative Arts, and works from her home studio whenever time permits. Rebecca's own boundless imagination enjoys free reign at


A picture book that accurately depicts how children think about numbers and values in a fun and engaging way.

Readers will want to count the number of skunks, cowboys, and other imaginative creatures and objects Joey and his mother discuss throughout the book, and they will enjoy seeing various characters from the places they visit pile into the trunk of the station wagon.

Children who are learning the meaning of value and numbers will both learn from this book, with its whimsical examples of what "a lot" means, and find much to enjoy. (Picture book. 4-6)

-- (03/27/2019)
Looking for a great intro the world of numbers and math? Is 2 A Lot, written by Annie Watson and illustrated by Rebecca Evans, aims to help kids understand numbers in the context of things they see every day. Head out on a road trip while a young kiddo asks his mom questions like, "Is one thousand a lot?" Mom's answer? "One thousand is not a lot of grains of sand, but it is a lot of hot air balloons!"--Amber Guetebier"The Best New Kids Books from June, July & August, 2019" (08/20/2019)