Counting with Wayne Thiebaud

Counting to 10 has never been so sweet! Susan Goldman Rubin uses artist Wayne Thiebaud’s delectable paintings, etchings, and drawings to make this board book a delicious introduction to contemporary art. Small format but sturdy board book pages make it easy for babies and toddlers to hold and turn the pages. See also Flight 1-2-3.

  • Ages: 6mo - 3yrs
  • Materials: Board books
  • Author: Susan Goldman Rubin
  • Illustrator: Wayne Thiebaud
  • Dimensions: 5.2in x 6.2in x 26 pages
  • Origin: Printed in China
  • ISBN: 978-0-8118-5720-8

Wayne Thiebaud (born November 15, 1920) is an American painter widely known for his colorful works depicting commonplace objects—pies, lipsticks, paint cans, ice cream cones, pastries, and hot dogs—as well as for his landscapes and figure paintings. Thiebaud is associated with the pop art movement because of his interest in objects of mass culture, although his early works, executed during the fifties and sixties, slightly predate the works of the classic pop artists. Thiebaud uses heavy pigment and exaggerated colors to depict his subjects, with well-defined shadows. 

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