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One Yellow Lion

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Every page contains a surprise in this active picture book, filled with countable, colorful critters to engage the very young. Each spread features a number word from one to ten, a color word, and an Arabic numeral, folding out to reveal one or more lively animals.
Novelty Book, 52 pages
Published May 4th 1992 by Dial Books
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Sarah Sammis
Jan 09, 2010 Sarah Sammis rated it it was amazing
When Sean was a preschooler, one of his favorite authors was Matthew Van Fleet. He adored Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings and Tails. Recently at the library I spotted a Van Fleet book we hadn't read that I thought Harriet would enjoy: One Yellow Lion. I was right; she loved the book!

One Yellow Lion is a counting book that mixes colors, numbers and animals together just as Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings does with shapes. Van Fleet's books incorporate a lift the flat piece into every page. In One Yellow Lion the f
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Michelle Vaughn
Mads, age 2: four stars
Mom: three stars

It took me a while to realize Mads thought the nine green alligators were dragons, which is why he kept insisting they would "fly up to the sky." The thought of flying alligators is a lot scarier than dragons; thanks for the nightmares, little buddy!

Fun, interactive little book--of color, animals, numbers. In our house, I've found this is a great book for my toddler to "read" to me as well as the other way around. He tells me all sorts of stories (and makes
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Gail
Jun 03, 2009 Gail rated it liked it
Shelves: children-s-books
The flaps are fun. This might be worth buying. There are many color and counting books out there, but what makes this one special is the long fold out flap on the last page where you have to look for the animals.
Katieb (MundieMoms)
Feb 15, 2008 Katieb (MundieMoms) rated it really liked it
You can't go wrong with this book either! My son loves the touch and feel, left the flaps and the numbers on each page.
Carmen Hartono
Sep 01, 2014 Carmen Hartono rated it really liked it
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Children of all ages (Yes, even this grandmother!) will have fun counting the multi-colorful animal friends.
Heidi-Marie
This was adorable. I might have to give this to a niece or nephew. Just too cute!

2/23/10 Cute--but not sure how to work into a storytime. I like it more as a lap-read.
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Very very adorable counting book.
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Matthew Van Fleet's innovative books have been introducing children to basic concepts for over twenty years. His unique formats invite toddlers to touch, press, pull, lift and even sniff as they explore colors, shapes, numbers, letters, opposites and more. His books include the #1 New York Times bestsellers TAILS and DOG as well as the New York Times bestsellers CAT, ALPHABET, and HEADS.
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