- Hardcover: 60 pages
- Publisher: Groundwood (May 3 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 155498081X
- ISBN-13: 978-1554980819
- Product Dimensions: 18 x 25.7 x 1.3 cm
- Shipping Weight: 408 g
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #970,389 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
City Numbers Hardcover – May 3 2011
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...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)
About the Author
Joanne Schwartz was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Her first picture book, Our Corner Grocery Store, illustrated by Laura Beingessner, was nominated for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. Her other books include City Alphabet and City Numbers, with photos by Matt Beam, and two Inuit folktales with Cape Dorset elder Qaunaq Mikkigak ― The Legend of the Fog, illustrated by Danny Christopher, and Grandmother Ptarmigan, illustrated by Qin Leng. Her most recent book is Pinny in Summer, illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant. Joanne has been a children’s librarian for more than twenty-five years. She lives in Toronto.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.