Soup for Oneby Ethan Long
Shoo, fly, shoo! One little fly thinks he’s getting a big bowl of hot soup all to himself. Little does he know, interlopers wait around every corner. Help him to count the unwelcome pals that join him for lunch—one after another after another—up to ten! Who will get the last slurp of soup? Does the ravenous chef have a chance against ten hungry
Shoo, fly, shoo! One little fly thinks he’s getting a big bowl of hot soup all to himself. Little does he know, interlopers wait around every corner. Help him to count the unwelcome pals that join him for lunch—one after another after another—up to ten! Who will get the last slurp of soup? Does the ravenous chef have a chance against ten hungry flies? Or will the sneaky spider hiding on every page be the one to triumph?
Bright colors, sly humor, and a fun seek-and-find element are all contained within the pages of a durable, kid-friendly, paper-over-board format, making Soup for One a delectable picture book treat.
"Long's (Chamelia) singsong couplets with their counting-themed rhymes invite chiming in…The cartoony bug characters an abundance of visual humor…Straightforward but entertaining fare"
Tucson Citizen/King Features
"The colorful illustrations and amusing story will encourage young readers to learn to count to ten. This creative and whimsical book is highly recommended."
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“Loaded with great fun, this imaginative counting book is terrific in every way.”
Scholastic Parent & Child magazine
“Lots of silly fun.”
Good Reads With Ronna blog
"A treat to read … Long has created an engaging story that is part counting book and part whimsical mystery … There are so many ways to delight your child as you make a game and count to ten … this picture book works on so many levels.”
Cole, Age 5
"I like this book. I like the pictures and fun counting. Some of it looks real. It is a good book."
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
- Age Range:
- 3 - 6 Years
Meet the Author
Ethan Long is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator whose titles include the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner Up, Tall, and High!; Fright Club; My Dad, My Hero; Chamelia; and Tickle the Duck. He is also the animator of such Emmy-nominated television shows as Tasty Time with ZeFronk. He lives in Orlando, Florida, with his wife, three children, dog, cat, and fish. You can visit him online at ethanlong.com.
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My son loved the topic of this book. The illustration is cute. Theres lots of fun with counting. The end is also funny to little ones. A must have in childrens library.