Author: Rod Trinca and Kerry Argent
Illustrator: Kerry Argent
Publisher: Omnibus Books
Publication Date: 1982
Genre: Concept Book / Picture Book
Audience: Pre-K - 2
Overview: This is a fun, classic Australian counting book which uses numerous Australian animals, including koalas, wombats, dingoes, platypuses, emus and more to count from one to fourteen. The rhyming text and watercolor pictures help bring the beautiful Australian scenes to life.
Activity: Re-read the book to the class and have the children count the numbers with you while you read. Then, give the students other animals and have them count from one to fourteen on their own.
Reviewer’s Name: Corri Deegan