10 Valentine Friends by Janet Schulman

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It's Valentine's Day and the 10 little neighbors in this book are busy making Valentines for their closest friends.

A dinosaur card, thinks little Pete,
My pal Max would find really neat.

Will everyone get a Valentine at the big Valentine's Day party? You can count on it!

With its fun counting element, bouncy text, and adorable illustrations, this book is the perfect gift for young lovebugs.
 

About Janet Schulman

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JANET SCHULMAN is the author of 10 Trim-the-Tree’ers, 10 Easter Egg Hunters, and 10 Trick-or-Treaters, which School Library Journal praised as, “A not too scary treat for the youngest Halloween fans!”LINDA DAVICK is the illustrator of 10 Trick-or-Treaters, 10 Trim-the-Tree’ers, 10 Easter Egg Hunters, about which Booklist said, “Davick’s candy-colored pictures have plenty of charm.”





















Author Residence: New York City, NY.




















Author Hometown: Pittsburgh, PALINDA DAVICK is the illustrator of 10 Trick-or-Treaters, 10 Trim-the-Tree’ers, 10 Easter Egg Hunters, about which Booklist said, “Davick’s candy-colored pictures have plenty of charm.”Illustrator Residence: San Francisco, CA
 
Published January 25, 2012 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books.

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Preschoolers who are learning to count will find little help in this ill-conceived story about 10 children on an Easter egg hunt for their own uniquely decorated eggs.

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Schulman gives the traditional count-down book a Halloween twist in this adaptation of the classic rhyme involving monkeys bouncing on a bed.

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Ornaments called Santa’s elves are really elf hats, a stray snowman shows up on the tree before the page calling for snowmen, and a little girl dressed as an angel as she adds three angels to the tree makes the total number of angels appear to be four rather than three.

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The fourth title in this duo’s series of holiday counting books (10 Easter Egg Hunters, 2010, etc.) introduces the ethnically diverse crew on the opening page with strategically placed candy hearts identifying their names.

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In Davick and the late Schulman's third holiday counting title, 10 impish children hunt for eggs inside and outside a purple house that could pass for Barbie's starter home ("Pam looks in the tulip pots,/ Finds an egg with polka dots").

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Guess what he gets from his neighbor Priscilla./ Annie Lee knows how Pete likes bugs./ He’ll really dig her squishy slugs!” The valentines are collected on the right side of each spread, while the kids busy themselves making cards, decorating a house with streamers and balloons, and enjoying ...

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