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West Coast 123s

by Jocey Asnong

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Hooray! Time for a new and colourful 123 adventure with bestselling children's author and illustrator Jocey Asnong, along the remarkable west coast of Canada.

Jocey Asnong’s vibrant and whimsical illustrations take readers kayaking through Cowichan Bay, surfing with starfish and sea otters at Tofino, and swimming with sea wolves in the Great Bear Rainforest. From carving through fresh powder at Whistler Blackcomb to treasure hunting at the bottom of the Salish Sea, this early concept board book in number recognition and counting is an excellent companion to Asnong’s West Coast ABCs, as she continues showcasing the diverse marine mammals, ocean organisms, birds and other species that are unique to this region.

About the Author

Jocey Asnong was raised by a pack of wild pencil crayons in a house made out of paper and stories. After finishing several years of illustration school at Sheridan College, she left the land of maple trees in Ontario and moved to the mountains of Alberta so that she could wear mittens most of the year. When she is not chasing her cats around her art cave in Canmore, she might be caught in a blizzard near Mount Everest, or running away from wolf dogs in Mongolia, or peeking out castle windows in Scotland, or sleeping under the stars in Bolivia. Jocey’s illustrations can be found in all kinds of unusual places, as well as in the picture books Mushkid, The Princess and the Cheese and Nuptse and Lhotse in Nepal (winner of a Purple Dragonfly Award). Find Jocey and her illustrations at www.cautiousleroy.com and follow Nuptse and Lhotse and their adventures on facebook. She lives in Canmore, Alberta.

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"West Coast 123s makes the perfect, no-brainer gift for any resident of British Columbia and a lovely piece of BC to treasure for those living elsewhere. This book deserves a place on the bookshelf in the home, daycare, preschool, library, or classroom. Not only does it provide educational content with the sequential counting, but it also delivers a delightful slice of regional content." - Canadian Review of Materials

“Asnong gives the book a sense of whimsy by including such elements as scuba diving cats, sunglass-wearing seals, and surfboard-riding starfish, to name just a few. These embedded aspects will keep the kids looking at each page with a sharp eye.” – Canadian Review of Materials

West Coast 123s is a clever concept book which uses locations from around coastal British Columbia to explore sequential counting from 1-20. With most counting books for this age group focusing on numbers 1-10, the expansion this book offers makes it a welcome addition to any book collection intended for young children.” – Canadian Review of Materials

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