Babies and toddlers will love searching these stimulating paintings to count the kittens, oxen, birds and flowers on each page. Maud Lewis 1, 2, 3 is a wonderful first counting book and introduction to the joy-filled art of famous folk painter Maud Lewis. Even the youngest babies will be drawn to the bright colors and bold forms in Lewis’s whimsical paintings. Babies and toddlers will have fun searching the vibrant images to count the kittens, oxen, birds and flowers on each page.
Carol McDougall is a writer, editor and former librarian for the Canadian Children’s Book Centre. She received the Mayor’s Award for Cultural Achievement and the Progress Women of Excellence Award for her work in early literacy. She is director of the Read to Me! Nova Scotia Family Literacy program and lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. For more information, visit www.carolmcdougall.com.View Author
Maud Lewis was one of Canada’s most celebrated selftaught folk artists. She filled her tiny house in Nova Scotia with colorful paintings inspired by nature that continue to be extremely popularView Illustrator