Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Arlene Alda's 1 2 3: What Do You See? Paperback – April 1, 2004


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$18.50 $5.00

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Top 20 Books for Kids
See the books our editors' chose as the Best Children's Books of 2014 So Far or see the lists by age: Baby-2 | Ages 3-5 | Ages 6-8 | Ages 9-12 | Nonfiction

Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Tricycle Press (April 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1582461198
  • ISBN-13: 978-1582461199
  • Product Dimensions: 9.7 x 8.3 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #196,992 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com Review

As in her previous Arlene Alda's ABC, this keen-eyed photographer has managed to put a new and refreshing twist on the hoariest of children's-book content... number identification! This intriguing picture book takes you from 1 to 10 and back again, and each number is illustrated by often whimsical color photographs. Alda's sharp eye sees the number 2, for example, in an old-fashioned coat hanger; number 3 in the neck of a swan reflected in water; and number 8 in the two halves of a sliced and liberally cream-cheesed bagel. Some of the shapes are strikingly apt, while others need a bit of "reading," but all are designed to help young readers see the world--and the world of numbers--a bit differently. (Ages 2 to 4) --Richard Farr --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From School Library Journal

PreSchool-Grade 2-The numerals 1 through 10 and back again are portrayed with great imagination in fine, full-color photographs. The examples reflect the shapes of the numbers themselves: four is formed by the crossed legs of a flamingo, eight is two bagels frosted with cream cheese lying on a plate, nine is a whorled conch shell, three is a curled banana peel, and one is a contrail of smoke bisecting a blue sky. All of the photos will spark a child's creative ability to discern numerical shapes in nontraditional forms. The pictures are of various shapes and sizes, but all are large and clear. The numerals 1 to 10 are shown on each page, with the number represented in the picture printed large and in a contrasting color. An author's note identifies each image. A unique, challenging concept book.
Patricia Pearl Dole, formerly at First Presbyterian School, Martinsville, VA
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
3
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See all 3 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 6, 1998
Format: Hardcover
Our family loved the way Arlene Alda found and photographed the alphabet - "J" is the curve of a coat hanger, "C" are shrimp curled in a pan. In this book she looks for magic numbers - "8" is two bagels on top of each other, "9" is the handle of a pair of scissors. The kids love to try and find their own "letters" and "numbers" when they are outside playing.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Joan Dallof on March 30, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I was shown this book at a conference and was fascinating. Another attendee and I both ordered it from her iPad right then and there. I think it would sell if it was republished.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Jody Whittinghill on January 26, 2009
Format: Paperback
This book is excellent. Mrs. Alda brings math to the preschooler in a fun way that extends far beyond the book. The book is a simple counting book with wonderful photos that support a number. A child can use the knowledge from the book and find numbers around them everywhere! This is a wonderful counting book for all learning styles. Highly recommend!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Images

Search

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?