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Everybody Counts: A counting story from 0 to 7.5 billion (Hardcover)
* 2021 USBBY Outstanding International Books List * * 2021 EUREKA! Nonfiction Children’s Book Award Winner * * 2020 NPR's Best Books of the Year *
Winner of the 2019 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize and the 2019 Gold Award for Visual Communication from Visuelt / Grafill Nordic Association. Shortlisted for the Brage Prize, Norway's most prestigious literary award, and the World Illustration Awards 2019.
This fun book will get you counting from 0 to 7.5 billion, but also to do so much more. Follow the characters’ stories through the book and see how their lives collide with those of others. There are a lot of secrets to be discovered for the sharp-eyed! You’ll see that everyone is different, everyone has their own life, and that—most importantly—everybody counts. At the end, a spotting section allows you to go back and have even more fun. Everybody Counts is critically acclaimed for its unique approach to visual communication, and has been awarded some of the world's highest honors for children's literature.
About the Author
Kristin Roskifte is a Norwegian illustrator and author and winner of the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize. She has made seven picture books with topics like dream homes, queueing, and animals with body issues. Three of her books are about the alphabet happy couple Alf and Beate, whose lives are based on letter shapes. Roskifte has more than ten years experience as a freelance illustrator, working for editorials, advertising, and design. Her work has won her many awards and great reviews. She has an MA in Illustration from Kingston University in London, and a BA in Illustration from Cambridge School of Art. She lives and works outside Oslo, Norway.
"A treasure house of mysteries large and small." —Kirkus Reviews - Kirkus Reviews