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Counting lions

Katie Cotton

Counting lions

portraits from the wild

by Katie Cotton

  • 249 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Counting,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Endangered species

  • About the Edition

    Exquisite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures--lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras--startle the viewer with their size and astonishing detail. A poetic text notes each creature"s particular qualities and behavior, while providing a quiet counting exercise and a reminder that these animals must be cherished and protected.

    Edition Notes

    StatementKatie Cotton ; illustrated by Stephen Walton ; with a foreword by Virginia McKenna
    ContributionsWalton, Stephen (Artist), illustrator, McKenna, Virginia, 1931- writer of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL83 .C68 2015, QA113 .C6675 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27199001M
    ISBN 100763682071
    ISBN 109780763682071
    LC Control Number2014957760
    OCLC/WorldCa900594472

      Counting Lions by Virginia McKenna, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild by Katie Cotton (, Picture Book) at the best online prices at .

    An art-inspired gift that makes learning to name and explore wildlife a family adventure. Larger-than-life black and white drawings are paired with poetic texts that reveal the ways in which endangered creatures – including lions, elephants, giraffes, tigers, gorillas, penguins, Ethiopian wolves, macaws, turtles and zebras – live on Earth. Artworks by wildlife artist Stephen .   Counting Lions is a large book, and its ten charcoal illustrations are stunning. So realistic, and almost photographic. They are the work of Stephen Walton, a photographer and self-taught artist. Starting with one lion, we count up to ten with gorillas, giraffes, penguins, Ethiopian wolves and other wild animals.

    Toggle menu. Search. Sign in or Register. Counting Lions is simply incredible. The foreword from Virginia McKenna (founder of the fabulous Born Free Foundation) sets the scene and urges the reader to look at animals and their beauty and strive to do what we can to save them. The book itself talks to you about animal welfare and the images that Stephen Walton has created are just beautiful.


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Counting Lions Hardcover – January 1, by Stephen Walton Virginia McKenna, Katie Cotton (Author) out of 5 stars 39 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(39). A spectacular, visually stunning celebration of wildlife—and gentle counting book—that can be enjoyed by the entire family.

Exquisite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures—lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras—startle the viewer with their size and astonishing : Candlewick Press.

Be aware that this is a great book for teaching rote counting, but not for counting objects on a page. A Child’s First Counting Book, by Alison Jay. This beautiful book (one of my favorites from this list) gives children practice counting up to 10 and then back down again.

Counting lions is a beautifully illustrated counting book with a strong conservation message. Beginning with one lion and ending with ten zebras, the text is used to carefully describe the behaviour of the animal.

Stephen Walton's full page black and white illustrations show each animal in compelling detail. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Counting Lions online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

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more pleasurable way of learning to count from one to 10 while discovering about animals along the way Format: Hardcover. Get this from a library. Counting lions. [Adeline Zubek] -- Introduces counting, asking young readers to count the lions in the illustrations, from one to five.

Counting Lions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Predatory lions prowl the plains of Africa looking for their next meal. Peo /5(16). out of 5 stars Counting Lions Evokes empathy and praise for each animal's peril in the real world.

Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified Purchase/5. About Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild. A spectacular, visually stunning celebration of wildlife—and gentle counting book—that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Exquisite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures—lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras—startle the viewer with their size and astonishing detail.

Arresting charcoal portraits of endangered animals, drawn in near-photographic detail, command attention in this counting book, which begins with “one lion” and ends with “ten zebras.” The.

- This board features a selection of counting books and books about counting available in the library's juvenile collection. Each book's pin description includes a call number and library catalog link to check availability; children's books are located on the second floor of AU Library.

See more ideas about Counting books, Childrens books and Books pins. Counting Lions Portraits From the Wild (Book): Cotton, Katie: Exquisite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures--lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras--startle the viewer with their size and astonishing detail.

A poetic text notes each creature's particular qualities and behavior, while providing a quiet. This oversized book consists of 10 double-page spreads counting up from one lion to 10 zebras. The photorealistic drawings are breathtakingly beautiful, deserving of their large space. The text, all printed in orange ink, consists of the numbers spelled out and short, poetic passages describing each species, and it is nicely set as free-verse.

Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild A spectacular, visually stunning celebration of wildlife—and gentle counting book—that can be enjoyed by the entire ite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures—lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras—startle the Brand: Candlewick Press.

18 thoughts on “ Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday: Counting Lions ” Earl @ The Chronicles Of A Children's Book Writer on Novem at am said: This is absolutely beautiful indeed. Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild by Katie Cotton and Stephen Walton.

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With a strong environmental message, Counting Lions is a beautifully crafted counting book starting with 1 lion and ending with 10 zebras. The illustrations, done in charcoal, are so life-like; you seem to be looking at a photograph.

Get this from a library. Counting lions: portraits from the wild. [Katie Cotton; Stephen Walton, (Artist); Virginia McKenna] -- Exquisite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures--lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras--startle the viewer with their size and.

A spectacular, visually stunning celebration of wildlife—and gentle counting book—that can be enjoyed by the entire ite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures—lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras—startle the viewer with their size and astonishing detail.

Helps early readers learn about counting and presents simple facts about lions, their life cycle, behavior, and habitat.Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild, by Katie Cotton From School Library Journal K-Gr 2—This oversize counting book features 10 endangered animals drawn beautifully in charcoal.

The images of lions, tigers, elephants, penguins, and more are so detailed that they appear on first look to be black-and-white photos.Exquisite chrcoal drawings of ten threatened species - lions, gorillas, giraffes, tigers, elephants, wolves, penguins, turtles, macaws and zebras- startle the viewer with their size and astonishing detail.

Poetic text notes each creature's particular qualities and behavior, while providing a quiet counting exercise that serves as a reminder that these animals must be protected. Further .