counting lions – portraits from the wild

countlion

 

hands down our book of the week Р written by katie cotton with detailed charcoal drawings ( for real Рwe thought it was a photograph! ) by illustrator stephen walton this 40 page book of counting features ten endangered animals Рlions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws and zebras.

a poetic text makes note of each creatures peculiar qualities and behaviors – and a reminder of how awesome they all are –