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Knots on a Counting Rope

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ISBN-10: 0805054790

ISBN-13: 9780805054798

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Bill Martin, John Archambault, J. Clarke, Ted Rand

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Description:

In this poignant story, the counting rope is a metaphor for the passage of time and for a boy's emerging confidence in facing his blindness.
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication date: 9/15/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 9.99" wide x 8.00" long x 0.16" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Children's writer Bill Martin, Jr. was born and raised in Hiawatha, Kansas. Ironically, the future early childhood educator had difficulty reading until he taught himself, before graduating with a teaching certificate from Emporia State University. After graduation, he taught high school drama and journalism in Kansas. He served in the Army Air Force as a newspaper editor during World War II. He wrote his first book, The Little Squeegy Bug, for his brother, Bernard, an artist, to illustrate while recuperating from war wounds. It was published in 1945 and the brothers would go on to collaborate on 10 more books by 1955. He earned a master's degree and doctorate in early childhood education…    

John Archambault is a poet, journalist, and storyteller who worked with Bill Martin Jr on several projects. He lives in Idyllwild, California.

The late TED RAND was the esteemed illustrator of many picture books, including Eve Bunting's Secret Place and The Memory String.