...an impeccably designed yet playful twist on the traditional counting book... (Publishers Weekly 2011-03-14)
"Highly recommended." (Dave Jenkinson CM Magazine 2011-03-16)
...intriguing... (Susan Perren Globe and Mail 2011-05-07)
for young readers who can appreciate the pleasure of seeing an old city with new eyes (Daniel Kraus Booklist 2011-06-01)
This is a sophisticated book... (Gwyneth Evans Quill & Quire 2011-06-01)
Joanne Schwartz is a children’s librarian at the Toronto Public Library who has a special interest in picture books. She is the author of Our Corner Grocery Store, illustrated by Laura Beingessner, and City Alphabet, with photos by Matt Beam. She lives with her two daughters in Toronto, Ontario.
Matt Beam is a writer, photographer and teacher. His young adult novels, published in Canada and the U.S., include Can You Spell Revolution?, Earth to Nathan Blue and Last December. City Alphabet, with words by Joanne Schwartz, was his first photographic picture book. He lives in downtown Toronto.