Follow the Line

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Follow the line on a journey from the city to the country, from the sky to the ocean, from morning till night. Laura Ljungkvist uses her trademark continuous line style to create the perfect counting book for young children. Each scene contains questions designed to get children looking, counting, and thinking. For example, in the underwater picture, children can count seashells, turtles, and the legs on an octopus. Each page is packed with colorful, artful objects and animals—and young counters can follow the line from the front cover to the back cover, through each stunning scene.

“Harold and his purple crayon have nothing over Ljungkvist…As child-friendly as it is technically sophisticated, this will appeal to counters and crayon-wielders alike.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“A simple but satisfying book.” — Publishers Weekly

“[Includes] an entrancing counting game with a search through detailed art, this title doubles as a vocabulary builder for the youngest readers and includes shapes, colors, and patterns in the search. Following the creative loops and squiggles of the line is entertaining in itself. Ideal for one-on-one sharing.” — School Library Journal

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