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Marthe Jocelyn's ability to present important-to-learn concepts to the very young has garnered accolades from around the world. Ones and Twos is her first book collaboration with her nineteen-year-old art student daughter, Nell, and, together, they explore numeracy, sorting, and pairing. Each brightly illustrated page invites children to identify familiar objects ranging from kites to socks, from one nest to the two birds sitting in it. Ones and Twos gives little toddlers and their caregivers much to discuss and to enjoy together, and it introduces an exciting new creative team. * Hardcover book with 24 pages * Suitable for ages: 2 years to 5 years
About the Author: Toronto-born MARTHE JOCELYN is the award-winning author and illustrator of over twenty books. Her picture book Hannah's Collections was short-listed for the Governor General's Literary Award for Illustration. Her novel Mable Riley won the inaugural TD Canadian Children's Literature Award. Marthe Jocelyn is the 2009 recipient of the prestigious Vicky Metcalfe Award for her body of work.
Somerville, Massachusetts-based Candlewick Press started small. The staff of three—founder Sebastian Walker, editor Wendy Boase, and designer Amelia Edwards—began publishing books for children in Walker's spare bedroom under the name Walker Books before expanding in 1991. Since then, the company has published over 3,000 children's books and expanded to middle-grade and young-adult titles, cementing it as one of the largest independent publishing companies in the world.