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Basher: 123

Basher: 123


Written and illustrated by Simon Basher




The numbers 1 to 20 have never been so creatively counted as in Basher: 123, a companion to the critically acclaimed Basher: ABC Kids. Witty, rhythmic text and Basher's bold, appealing artwork highlight the gallery of unforgettable characters like two cheeky monkeys playing tennis, three messy piggies baking cakes, and five cool caterpillars blowing bubbles who dance across the pages. But there's some learning that comes with all this fun—each double-page spread features a number line from 1 to 20, which combines with the language to give children essential tools to learn how to count quickly and with confidence.

Praise for Basher: 123

“Each page offers new ways to interact with your child while learning numbers at the same time. Basher: 1, 2, 3 is a charming, creative, and innovative counting book perfect for helping your child learn the first 20 numbers!” —Good Reads with Ronna

“The use of simple shapes, multiple colors, a variety of minimally depicted figures (which a child might see in a kindergarten classroom), big numbers, and ample background space is a winning combination.” —Kirkus Review

“Children will love counting the animals, interpreting their movements, and noticing bits like the holes in the socks of those freaky frogs. They will be able to identify colors and find the different expressions on the speedy snails driving their red racecars.” —School Library Journal

Reviews from Goodreads

Written and illustrated by Simon Basher

Author, artist and designer Basher is the creator of Basher's ABC, Go! Go! Bobo – a brand-new series of chunky board books about shapes, colours, time and opposites – as well as the phenomenal Basher Basics and Basher Science series, which have sold more than a million copies around the world.

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