Book details

Macmillan Children's Book

One Family

Author: George Shannon; illustrated by Blanca Gomez

One Family

One Family

$18.99

About This Book

A celebration of diverse families plus a clever 1-10 counting element in this unabridged board book edition of One Family.

Just how many things can "one" be?...

Page Count
32
On Sale
05/26/2015

Book Details

A celebration of diverse families plus a clever 1-10 counting element in this unabridged board book edition of One Family.

Just how many things can "one" be?

One box of crayons.

One batch of cookies.

One world.

One family.

From veteran picture book author George Shannon and artist Blanca Gomez comes a playful, interactive book that shows how a family can be big or small and comprised of people of a range of genders and races.

Imprint Publisher

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

ISBN

9780374300036

In The News

“The breadth of diversity on display is refreshing: families include multigenerational homes, interracial marriage, neighboring households, children who identically resemble their parents and those who don't.” —Booklist

“Round-faced, rosy-cheeked characters representing a broad array of races, cultures, and familial make-up populate this loving concept book about the multitudes contained in the number one: "One is five. One bunch of bananas. One hand of cards. One family. In Shannon's simple, lyrical text, well-chosen, child-accessible details suggest larger concepts of unity and collectivity, differences and commonalities, while still bolstering the fundamentals of enumeration.” —Horn Book

“The text is focused and precise, and the examples are often friendly ("One pile of pups") and sometimes rhyming ("One house of bears. One bowl of pears"), making for a cozy read-aloud that trips agreeably off the tongue. There's an entertaining seek-and-find element to the cited objects, perfect for sharp young eyes, and a closing spread identifies all the countable objects spread by spread. Complicate your counting curricula in the nicest possible way with this.” —BCCB

About the Creators

One Family

One Family

$18.99