From 1 spotted dog to 4 mice (running from a cat) to 10 bugs, 25 cars, and all the way up to 50 stars. The count increases by 1 up to 10, then continues by 5's to 50.
SAMi is a mysterious artist-world traveler whose current sources of inspiration include Fire Island and an adorable dog named for a breath mint. The author lives in New York, NY.
Kudos for SAMi:
"...these rainbow-bright board books help kids deconstruct the everyday world..."
"[E]ye-popping illustrations will keep your [child] looking and learning."
--Scholastic Parent and Child
Awards include: Parenting Best Book of the Year, Child Best Book of the Year, Bank Street College Best Children'sBook of the Year.