Synopses & Reviews
Flowers by Number is a traditional number book-with a twist! The someday botanist or flower appreciator can count to 10 while being introduced to wild flowers. From skunk cabbage to lupine, this flower journey has something for everyone from the playful youngster to the nature enthusiast. Entertainingly written, each page includes the common and Latin names of the flower, as well as a description. The beautiful colorful illustrations are helpful in learning to recognize and identify the flowers.
“Counting one through 10, readers are introduced to 10n species of flower that, while not exclusive to, are native to the Pacific Northwest. The common and Latin names of each flower are included, as well as a description and beautiful illustration. . . . Whether used for practicing numbers, appreciating nature through art, or learning to identify wild flowers, Flowers by Number is a book to be enjoyed by parents and their children together.” —Portland Book Review
About the Author
David R. Shapiro is the founder of Craigmore Creations. He has worked as an animal tracker, interpretive guide, youth educator, and summer camp director. He is the author of the a web comic series, Around the World with Haley Zoic; several childrens picture books; and an illustrated book of sonnets. He lives in Portland, Oregon.