Candlewick Press MA

Counting Lions: Portraits from the Wild

A spectacular, visually stunning celebration of wildlife—and gentle counting book—that can be enjoyed by the entire family.Exquisite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures—lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras—startle the viewer with their size and astonishing detail. A poetic text notes each creature’s particular qualities and behavior, while providing a quiet counting exercise and a reminder that theseature’s particular qualities and behavior, while providing a quiet counting exercise and a reminder that these animals must be cherished and protected. read more