The Definitive Guide to

One Was Johnny: A Counting Book

Written & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Published by HarperCollins
1234567
6.0
- Bookroo Rating
Goodreads Rating - 4.2 / 5.0
$7.95
List Price
4-8
Target Age
46
Pages
Board
Book Type

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

One Was Johnny, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Alligators All Around, Chicken Soup with Rice, and Pierre), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak’s original work! You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature collection, and these large board books will make it even easier for children to share with their grown-up readers.

From one to ten and back again, children have been counting along with Maurice Sendak’s One Was Johnny for over fifty years. Now they can enjoy this classic rhyming story of a boy and his many visitors in this durable board book format!

What Kind of Book is One Was Johnny: A Counting Book

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

The Notorious RAD
Mom of 1. Wife to 1. #1.
1234567
6.0

Johnny has classic Maurice Sendak illustrations and a fun counting story.

Book Lists That Include One Was Johnny: A Counting Book

Book Topics › alphabet (ABCs)
Excellent Alphabet Children's Books
Book Topics › fiction
Children's Books About Fiction
Book Topics › counting and numbers
Children's Books About Counting And Numbers
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote One Was Johnny: A Counting Book

author & illustrator
Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America.

View Author

What Has Maurice Sendak Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Maurice know that you want more details about One Was Johnny: A Counting Book!

Discover All the Books in the The Nutshell Library Series

More Books by Maurice Sendak

The Wheel on the School book
Meindert DeJong, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
7.0
Nutcracker book
E.T.A. Hoffmann, Maurice Sendak
Picture book
6.0
Lullabies and Night Songs book
Alec Wilder, Maurice Sendak, William Engvik
Picture book
But the Giraffe & Brundibar book
Tony Kushner, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
Maggie Rose, Her Birthday Christmas book
Ruth Sawyer, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
Jean Ritchie's Singing Family of the Cumberlands book
Jean Ritchie, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
Open House for Butterflies book
Ruth Krauss, Maurice Sendak
Picture book
Sarah's Room book
Doris Orgel, Maurice Sendak
Picture book
A Kiss for Little Bear book
Else Holmelund Minarik, Maurice Sendak
Picture book
Little Bear's Friend book
Else Holmelund Minarik, Maurice Sendak
Select type book

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked One Was Johnny: A Counting Book

Book Details

ISBN:
9780062668097
Publication Date:
January 10, 1962

Suggested Links