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Counting Coconuts / Contando cocos

Counting Coconuts / Contando cocos
Counting Coconuts / Contando cocos
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66
Pages: 
36
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Help! Monkey is hungry. But before he can eat his coconuts, he must find the fastest way to count them. A trio of tapirs, a slithering boa, an oh-so-slow sloth, and a wickedly wise jaguar are among the rainforest animals that suggest various counting methods. Learn to count by sets and help Monkey complete his comical, everchanging, arithmetic task. This  story, told in English, has the Spanish words for numbers sprinkled in wherever an English number is used. There is list of all the numbers in both English and Spanish at the end of the book.

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Pages: 36
Reading Level: Beginner (1 to 6)
Language: English, Spanish
ISBN: 9781621670711
Categories: Animals & Creatures, Imagination, Lessons
Features: Illustrations
Keywords: counting, numbers, spanish, monkeys, jungle animals, humor
Date Added: June 13, 2013
Wendi Silvano was born in Salt Lake City Utah and has lived in Oregon Colorado and Peru where she enjoyed a fair number of coconuts herself She graduated with a BA in Early Childhood Education from the University of Utah and taught preschool and elementary school for eleven years She now writes from her home in Colorado where she lives with her husband five kids two dogs a rabbit and two skinks no monkeys though In her spare time she enjoys reading hiking playing the piano and eating banana cream pie Marty Granius has been a drawing machine since the age of four and keeps on cranking it out As a lifelong fan of cartoons and animation he has developed a style he hopes the young and young at heart will enjoy When not on the drawing board Marty is treading the boards for several theatrical groups as both an actor and director He has enjoyed his career as a fulltime graphic artist for both Jansport Inc and Oshkosh Bgosh If you have a boy wearing sizes newborn16 chances are good they could be wearing some of his artwork Marty grew up in Wisconsin and Florida and received a degree in Marketing Communications and Graphic Arts from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College He lives in Menasha Wisconsin Counting Coconuts Help Monkey is hungry But before he can eat his coconuts he must find the fastest way to count them A trio of tapirs a slithering boa an ohsoslow sloth and a wickedly wise jaguar are among the rainforest animals that suggest various counting methods Learn to count by sets and help Monkey complete h i s comical everchanging arithmetic task Illustrator Marty Granius creates dozens of pencil sketches and devotes hours of research to get all the characters and scenes just right before he draws and scans his picture book illustrations into the computer Once sketched and scanned he skillfully uses various programs including Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to get the quality of color depth and texture for each playful jungle scene that is portrayed in Counting Co