Synopses & Reviews
Weaving, fishing, and storytelling are all part of this spirited book that celebrates Native American traditions as it teaches young children to count from one to ten. Ideal for storytime or bedtime, and now perfectly sized for toddlers, Ten Little Rabbits is sure to leave children counting rabbits instead of sheep.
"A hit for children....Teachers will love this one, too." American Bookseller, "Pick of the Lists"
"There is a great deal of information and entertainment packed into this unusual counting book....[S]trikingly detailed accompanying illustration...creates an unusual and effective balance between the real and the imaginary....Although Long provides vibrant, earth-toned captivating artwork, some of these concepts and activities may be a bit beyond the book's intended audience." Publishers Weekly
"Ms. Grossman and Ms. Long's Ten Little Native American Rabbits belongs in every child's just-before- nap or bed-time library. Virginia Grossman's simple rhyming couplets roll lightly from the lips, Ms. Long's serene paintings are enchanting to the eye, and together they create an ambiance that totally relaxes." Children's Literature
"Hurray! At long last primary school educators and lovers of children's literature have an accurate Native American book written for primary children".--The Five Owls. An IRA Children's Book Award winner. Parents' "Best Book of the Year". American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists". Full-color illustrations.
About the Author
Virginia Grossman is a resident of Washington State. Ten Little Rabbits is her first children's book.
Sylvia Long is the illustrator of several books for children including the best sellers Ten Little Rabbits and Alejandro's Gift. Ms. Long's detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Arizona. Read more about Sylvia's illustrating process.