West Coast 123s

By (author): Jocey Asnong
ISBN 9781771603027
Boardbook | Publication Date: April 16, 2019
Book Dimensions: 6.5 in x 6.5 in
28 Pages

About the Book

Hooray! Time for a new and colourful 123 adventure with bestselling children’s author and illustrator Jocey Asnong, along the remarkable west coast of Canada.

Jocey Asnong’s vibrant and whimsical illustrations take readers kayaking through Cowichan Bay, surfing with starfish and sea otters at Tofino, and swimming with sea wolves in the Great Bear Rainforest. From carving through fresh powder at Whistler Blackcomb to treasure hunting at the bottom of the Salish Sea, this early concept board book in number recognition and counting is an excellent companion to Asnong’s West Coast ABCs, as she continues showcasing the diverse marine mammals, ocean organisms, birds and other species that are unique to this region.

About the Author(s)

Jocey Asnong was raised by a pack of wild pencil crayons in a house made out of paper and stories. After finishing several years of illustration school at Sheridan College, she left the land of maple trees in Ontario and moved to the mountains of Alberta so she could wear mittens most of the year. When she is not chasing her cats around her art cave, she might be caught in a blizzard near Mount Everest, or running away from wild dogs in Mongolia, or peeking out castle windows in Scotland, or sleeping under the stars in Bolivia. Jocey's books for children include Nuptse and Lhotse in Nepal (winner of a Purple Dragonfly Award), Nuptse and Lhotse Go to the Rockies, Nuptse and Lhotse Go to Iceland, Nuptse and Lhotse Go to the West Coast, Rocky Mountain ABCs, Rocky Mountain 123s, <West Coast ABCs, and West Coast 123s. She lives in Canmore, Alberta.

Reviews

“Her illustrations serve as a beautiful introduction to marine mammals, birds, and magical places like the Great Bear Rainforest and Desolation Sound.” – Harrowsmith Magazine