Item description for One, Two, Three! (Boynton on Board) by Sandra Boynton...
Overview A die-cut cover opens to reveal chunky pages full of delightful characters singing, dancing, lumbering, galloping, and gallivanting in a board book that teaches young readers to count.
Publishers Description A wacky crew of hippos, cats, pigs, and cows lead kids from a quiet One to a "LOUD LOUD LOUD" Ten-and back to quiet One again. From Boynton on Board, the bestselling series of extra-big, extra-fat, and extra-fun board books, here is "One, Two, Three ," a counting book as only Sandra Boynton could do a counting book. Filled with her humorous, colorful drawings and lively text, "One, Two, Three " is an adventure with numbers that kids and their parents will love. Main selection of the Children's Book-of-the-Month Club. Suitable for ages 1-4.
Citations And Professional Reviews One, Two, Three! (Boynton on Board) by Sandra Boynton has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 01/31/1994 page 88
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1994 page 254
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1993
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Studio: Workman Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.4" Width: 5.69" Height: 0.64" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Binding Board Books
Release Date Oct 1, 1993
Publisher Workman Publishing Company
ISBN 1563054442 ISBN13 9781563054440 UPC 019628034441
Availability 0 units.
More About Sandra Boynton
Sandra Boynton is one of America's best-loved artists. Her Boynton on Board and other books for children have tens of millions of copies in print, with "Barnyard Dance!, Snuggle Puppy!, "and "Pajama Time!" leading the way. Ms. Boynton lives with her family in rural Connecticut, working out of a converted barn that has the only hippopotamus weather vane in the state.
I was born April 3, 1953 in Orange, N.J. --immortalized (the city, not my birth) in the song, “I Met a Peach in Orange, New Jersey in Apple Blossom Time.” I grew up in Philadelphia, if indeed anywhere, the third child in a casually Quaker family of four girls, and from Kindergarten through 12th Grade went to the truly terrific Germantown Friends School, where my father, Bob, taught English and was head of the Upper School. My mother, Jeanne, did everything else, and admirably. My dad went on to found Boynton/Cook Publishers, now owned by Heinemann, and was at the forefront of an uncommonly common-sense approach to the teaching of writing.
I went to Yale, and majored, happily if unimaginatively, in English. The summer after my junior year (1973), I couldn’t face the prospect of waitressing again, though I had almost perfected the requisite accommodating manner. Instead, I designed gift cards and Christmas cards, had my Uncle Bill, a printer, print them, and I trudged around to various East Coast stores selling them. In the summer between college graduation and graduate school in drama at U.C. Berkeley, I continued to sell the cards, did more designs, took them to a trade show in New York City, and at summer’s end, signed up with a Chicago company called Recycled Paper Greetings, founded by Amherst College classmates, Phil Friedmann and Mike Keiser. (In addition to his card company stewardship, Mike is now the mastermind/owner of the two most beautiful golf courses in America, Bandon Dunes and Pacific Dunes, in Bandon, Oregon.)
I went to U.C. Berkeley for a year, then dropped out, transferred to Yale School of Drama for a year and a half, then dropped out. Then I married tall, swarthy and cheerfully subversive Yale wrestling captain/1972 Olympic bronze medalist in Whitewater Canoe Slalom (singles), Jamie McEwan. We moved to a farm in the foothills of the Berkshires, and over time collaborated on four perfect children and two quirky books: The Story of Grump and Pout, Crown 1983 (now, alas, out of print); and The Heart of Cool, Atheneum 2001.) We all lived in the French Pyrenees for 1991/92 so that Jamie could train for the Barcelona Olympics, this time in doubles canoe with Lecky Haller. (They came in 4th.) Jamie has also been a member of several “alpine style” whitewater expeditions to Bhutan, Mexico, British Columbia, and Tibet (this last the subject of two books: The Last River by Todd Balf, and Courting the Diamond Sow by Wickliffe Walker.) Jamie and our son Devin were on the USA Whitewater Team in 2001 as a two-man canoe team.
I’ve written/illustrated a lot of books for discerning children, and some other books for peculiar adults. I wrote my first children’s book, Hippos Go Berserk, in 1977 as a January Project while I was still a student the Yale School of Drama. I have no idea why they let me get away with that. Actually, I really wrote my first children’s book at age four; it was called The Funny Animal, and the entire text goes: “Once there was a funny animal. One day he had a birthday party. All the animals came. They did not like it, so they left. The end.” Clearly I had made very little thematic progress between 1957 and 1977.
My first non-children’s book was Chocolate: The Consuming Passion (retired from print in 2002, after 20 years of noble service) for the quirky and creative independent publishing house, Workman Publishing. The book was largely motivated by the allure of having all my chocolate expenses be tax-deductible for a year. The fabulous editor, Suzanne Rafer, has been my lone and loyal Workman editor and buddy for lo these many years and books since. I have worked also with one of the Big Guys, Simon and Schuster, with the irrepressible Robin Corey as my spirited editor, friend and guide. In 2007, Robin was given her own imprint, Robin Corey Books, at Random House, and to celebrate her new adventure, I have created the Pookie books.
Sandra Boynton currently resides in Lakeville, in the state of Connecticut.
Reviews - What do customers think about One, Two, Three! (Boynton on Board)?
We Love Sandra Boynton! Jan 8, 2009
One of Boynton's best with her classic sing-song style and adorable illustrations. My two-year-olds love it, and my four-year-old always pops into the room when he hears us reading it. A definite must for the little tike's library!
We love Boynton Nov 16, 2008
Another amazing wonderful book. We LOVE Boynton and order any and all. Highly recommend A++++++
we all love it Oct 15, 2008
my son, my husband and i are all liking Sandra Boynton books a lot, and this is a favorite.
Sandra Boynton Rocks! Sep 18, 2008
I own about all the SB books, and we love all of them. Very cute pictures (we love hippos!) and lovely vocabulary. SO sweet.
And when you want to go explore, the number you should have is FOUR! Aug 10, 2008
This is a counting book, so, if you know how to count, you know the drill.
It's a lot funnier than most counting books and, bonus, pretty durable.
I really recommend this book to anybody who has not yet (shock! horror!) bought anything by Boynton. Those who *have* don't need *my* advice anymore, do they?