ONE BOY (2nd Edition)


ONE BOY (2nd Edition)
Written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

A Neal Porter Book/Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan/April 2016
(Other editions: 1st edition/October 2008

With this innovative counting book that also introduces the concept of words within words, an award-winning author once again breaks new ground.

2009 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book
American Library Association Notable Children’s Book, 2009
Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year, 2008
ALA Book Links Lasting Connections Best Books of 2008
New York Public Library Best Books for Giving and Sharing, 2008
Booklist Editor’s Choice, 2008
Bank Street College of Education Best Books of 2008
NCTE Notable Children’s Book, 2008
South Dakota Prairie Bud Award, 2008

starred review/Publishers Weekly
“Seeger is as innovative as ever, improving a standard-issue concept with a game of words inside words.”

starred review/School Library Journal
“Seeger’s ability to transform everyday words and objects into an amazing picture book continues… Seeger has engineered a tribute to wordplay that is unmatched.”

starred review/Booklist
“Seeger brings her considerable ingenuity to another clever picture book that works on many levels… A delight.”

Horn Book
“Intriguing… For small children learning to count and older ones learning to read… This is ‘one to grow on.”

Kirkus Reviews
“Clever… Playful… Unpredictable.”