Bedtime 123

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Product Details
Price
$10.95  $10.18
Publisher
Orca Book Publishers
Publish Date
Pages
26
Dimensions
6.9 X 6.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Board Books
EAN/UPC
9781459810730

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About the Author
Eric Walters began writing in 1993 as a way to entice his grade five students into becoming more interested in reading and writing. Walters has now published over 120 novels and picture books. His novels have become bestsellers, been translated into sixteen languages, and won over one hundred awards, including ten Forest of Reading awards and the 2020 Governor General's Literary Award. He conceived of the I Read Canadian Day and is a tireless presenter, speaking to over 100,000 students per year across North America. In 2014, Walters was named a Member of The Order of Canada. He lives in Guelph, Ontario, with his wife, Anita, and they have three grown children - Christina, Nicholas, and Julia - and six grandchildren.
Josée Bisaillon has illustrated more than 20 picture books as well as numerous editorial illustrations. Her work has received recognition from Applied Arts, American Illustration and The Society of Illustrators. She has been shortlisted twice for Canada's Governor General's Literary Awards. Josée lives near Montréal, Québec with her family.
Reviews
"This is a fun board book that explores numbers as well as baby animals living on a farm. The pictures are soft and comforting. The story is simple and sweet."-- "Kiss the Book blog"
"This gentle, soothing counting book is just the ticket for lulling babies to slumber…The lovely mixed-media artwork, done in rich earth tones, is textured and expressive. This is the stuff of sweet dreams!"-- "School Library Journal"
"Working up to 10, Walters counts [baby animals] in soft prose…Bisaillon uses pencils, watercolors, pastels, and other media to create lovely, gently textured collages…The images exude an almost palpable sense of security and comfort."-- "Publishers Weekly"
"Soothing descriptions of bedtime rituals [and] pastoral illustrations."-- "Canadian Children's Book News"
"This counting primer board book is a delightful celebration of babies settling down to sleep…The text is lyrical and soothing…The illustrations are delightfully whimsical and the colour palette used conjures a soothing twilight without being too dark and moody…Highly recommended as a resource for young Preschool children."-- "Resource Links"
"All the illustrations are so calming and restful making this a perfect bedtime story choice. An enchanting book."-- "Youth Services Book Review"
★ "Exquisite artwork and charming baby animals teach children to count from one to 10 while easing them toward sleep…There is an elegant flow to author Walters' text that is gracefully complemented in the lovely renderings by artist Bisaillon. The images blend cut paper, pastels, watercolors, pencils, and digital imaging to an effect at once striking and soothing. An exceptional bedtime delight that instruct as it composes restless little ones for slumber."-- "Kirkus Reviews, starred review"