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Judy Sierra's original tales in rhyme and her anthologies of folktales have received awards and accolades including seven Children's Choice Awards from the International Reading Association/Children's Book Council, two Aesop awards from the American Folklore Society, and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Prize from the Association of Booksellers for Children. Four of her books have been listed as Notable Books by the American Library Association, and two—Antarctic Antics and Wild About Books—have been New York Times picture book bestsellers.

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". . . finely tuned creative teamwork in this nimble tale about cooperation, inclusivity, and the rewards of a job diligently done."

Publishers Weekly


"This rhythmic, imaginative romp practically reads itself aloud."

Kirkus Review


"With its Seuss-like rhymes, opportunities to count up and down from 10, and strong design choices, this book will find many fans."



"Kids will enjoy poring over the artwork and the charming end pages, which are replete with silly number puns told by the bugs."

School Library Journal


"Sierra and Hawkes’ collaboration here is more about process than personality. . . . Author and illustrator notes, along with writing tips from Geisel, complete this story of how a phenomenon was born."

Booklist (Imagine That!)


"Buoyantly told, rich in insights into the creative process as well as the crafts of writing, illustrating, and storytelling."

Kirkus Review (Imagine That!)



"An engrossing and amusing glimpse of creativity in action and the making of a children’s book classic. "

–Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Imagine That!)



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