What is a day of counting with Barefoot Critters?
Learning about numbers!
Join this adorable cast of animal characters as they explore numbers and counting over the course of a day, having fun at all stops along the way.
January 9, 2018
Up to Preschool
is a freelance designer and illustrator from Chicago, now living and working in Minnesota, where they earned their BFA in Illustration from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. Their work encompasses intricate drawings of flora and fauna, playful watercolors of anthropomorphic critters, illustrated typography, and everything in between. Teagan lives in the woods across the street from train tracks and a fox den, and spends their free time scolding neighborhood squirrels, exploring forests, rivers, lakes, and swamps, picking wildflowers, and collecting animal bones. This is their second book featuring the Barefoot Critters — Adventures with Barefoot Critters
was their first picture book. Teagan lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
“A charming cumulative counting tale. . . . it's a charmer.” - Kirkus Reviews
“Sturdy, gentle rhymes guide readers through a day’s worth of fun. . . . White’s endearing watercolor and gouache illustrations create a cozy woodland world that readers will be eager to revisit.” - Publishers Weekly
“Count on this appealing title to enliven concept books collections.” - School Library Journal
“Counting with Barefoot Critters
follows a timeless formula that never fails to captivate a young audience, and the story charms with its simplicity. It is particularly suited as a bedtime counting tale.” - CM Magazine
"Teaching children literacy and numeracy can be a long and frustrating feat -- luckily for you, Teagan White has made this task cuter than ever. . . . An excellent choice for pre-school and kindergarten students." --Green Teacher Magazine