Me Counting Time (Hardcover)

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By Joan Sweeney, Alex Willmore (Illustrator)
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How long is a minute? What is a decade? How many decades are in a century?

Now with new illustrations by Alex Willmore, Me Counting Time is a playful introduction to the concept of time. When a young boy prepares for his seventh birthday and counts how many years old he is, he begins on an exploration of the many units of time that are a part of everyday life. Fun to read, easy to understand, and brimming with colorful illustrations, this title joins the other repackages in Joan Sweeney's popular Me...series--Me on the Map, Me and My Place in Space, Me and My Amazing Body, Me and My Family TreeMe and the Measure of Things, and Me and My Senses. 

About the Author

Joan Sweeney grew up in Toledo, Ohio. In addition to Me Counting Time, she wrote Me on the Map, Me and My Place in Space, Me and My Amazing Body, Me and My Family Tree, Me and the Measure of Things, and Me and My Senses. She used to spend Saturday mornings taking free art classes at the Toledo Museum of Art. She has three "grown-up" children and five grandchildren. Joan Sweeney passed away in March 2017.

Alex Willmore is an illustrator and designer from Northampton, England. He studied illustration for children's publishing at the North Wales School of Art and Design, and has illustrated picture books, comics, and greeting cards. He has two cats named Osker and Markley. You can learn more about his work at or follow him on Instagram at #alexander_willmore.

Praise For…

Praise for Me on the Map:

"Useful for teaching basic skills at the primary level."--School Library Journal

"An admirable effort, and one kids will enjoy replicating."--Publishers Weekly

"This simple picture book scores high in clarity."--Parenting

Product Details
ISBN: 9780525646846
ISBN-10: 0525646841
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 20th, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English