Book - 2010
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Zero, dismayed by her big, empty, roundness, tries to force herself into the shape of the much-admired One, but must finally accept that she can only be Zero.
Publisher: San Rafael, CA : Ko Kids Books, 2010
ISBN: 9780972394635
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 26 cm


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Aug 13, 2019

Oh, this was excellent. Really a fun read and I appreciate the idea of covering the concepts so early in childhood.

Sep 26, 2017

A gorgeous book on counting and reversing bullying by becoming and feeling whole.

A visually stunning book, the message just as bold.

Beautifully done. This is a book I actually want to read over and over again!

Apr 24, 2016

My daughter and I really enjoyed this book! Although the message of self worth may be lost on her at the age of 3, she was absolutely fascinated with this story about numbers. And as a bonus it reinforced her learning on 2 and 3 digit numbers, which we took turns searching for at the end of the story.

MariePat Dec 04, 2014

Teaches about numbers and how each one has value. Simple message and beautiful illustrations.

forbesrachel Oct 17, 2012

Excellent use of the number zero to represent worth and valuing oneself. Just like "One", this is more than a mere counting book. The beginning nicely ties to the end with the lines "a hole...right in her center" and "whole...right in her center."

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