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Ten, Nine, Eight
     

Ten, Nine, Eight

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by Molly Bang
 

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"This beguiling picture book, with a palette of eye-filling colors, appears to arise from the love binding a father and his little `big' girl who turn bedtime into playtime with a rhyming game."—Publishers Weekly. "A loving book, perfect for sharing with the youngest lapsitters."—Booklist.

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"This beguiling picture book, with a palette of eye-filling colors, appears to arise from the love binding a father and his little `big' girl who turn bedtime into playtime with a rhyming game."—Publishers Weekly. "A loving book, perfect for sharing with the youngest lapsitters."—Booklist.

Editorial Reviews

Boston Globe
A loving family picture story.
New York Times Book Review
A delightful bedtime book.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
According to PW , ``This beguiling picture book, with a palette of eye-filling colors, appears to arise naturally from the love binding a father and his little ``big'' girl who turn bedtime into playtime with a rhyming game.'' Ages 3-6. (May)
Children's Literature - Susie Wilde
New in board book format, Molly Bang's Ten, Nine, Eight is a rhythmic count down to bed as a young girl and her father count their ways through nightly rituals of bath, stuffed animals, dressing, and good night kisses. The rhymes are calming for young babies and may help toddlers who fight the bedtime experience. The illustrations are as gentle as the words from "10 small toes all washed and warm" to "1 big girl all ready for bed."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140505436
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
02/14/1985
Series:
Picture Puffins
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
20.00(w) x 20.00(h) x 20.00(d)
Age Range:
2 - 5 Years

Meet the Author

Molly Bang lives in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

Molly Bang lives in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

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Ten, Nine, Eight 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
NJLAMom More than 1 year ago
I love this book for it's multicultural theme, teaching values and charming heartwarming story of a Dad, putting his daughter to bed. It's one of my son's favorite books in his entire collection. A must read!
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you had to buy only one board book, this one is it. Although this jem won the Caldecott award for its illustrations (bright, bold, and fascinating to young readers), the book's language -- rhythm, appropriate length per page -- are also award-worthy, and the combination of illustration and language is what earn this book the 5-star rating from me and my 11-month-old. We read it everyday, twice : )