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Quentin Blake's Ten Frogs Dix Grenouilles: A book about counting in English and French

3.42 of 5 stars 3.42  ·  rating details  ·  36 ratings  ·  6 reviews
One crow, un corbeau. Two goats, deux chevres. Three dogs, trois chiens. This lavish and fun book from internationally-renowned illustrator Quentin Blake is the perfect tool for teaching children to count in French. Young learners can work all the way up to Cent guepe—One hundred wasps!
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Anova Books (first published April 2nd 1997)
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Patricia
This is a whimsically illustrated counting book, and fun enough. The best part, though, is at the end, when it jumps from 10 frogs to 20 sparrows (one of my 2nd grade students today said, "Hey! You can't jump from ten to twenty!") and then, suddenly, to 100 wasps!

This is better for much younger children, ages 3-6.
Samantha
A bilingual counting book featuring animals as imagined by one of the best illustrators in children's literature.

This book is missing a pronunciation guide which I believe it would've benefited from. Also strange was the inclusion of 20 and 100 after counting from 1-10.

There's a need for good bilingual material, especially in Spanish, but this title doesn't make my recommendation list.
Josiah
This is an amusing book for teaching young students to count. It also includes the extra feature of numbers and animal names in French, and of course the easy-to-recognize illustrations of Quentin Blake.
Emma
lovely :) it's a tribute to Quentin Blake's wonderful style that even a one-year old can interpret his expressive drawings as the thing they represent.
Laura
Turned out to be a little simple for my 2 and 5 year old audience, but the illustrations are beautiful.
Julaine
I love the illustrations and the simple presentations.
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Quentin Saxby Blake, CBE, FCSD, RDI, is an English cartoonist, illustrator and children's author, well known for his collaborations with writer Roald Dahl.

Education
Blake was educated at Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School. His English teacher, JH Walsh, influenced his ambition to become involved in literature. His first published drawing was for the satirical magazine Punch, at the age of 16. He
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