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Zanele Sees Numbers – fun early maths

fun early mathsThere’s numbers everywhere, but Zanele can’t see them. Help Zanele see numbers and count along in this fun early maths book.

Another great book from Bookdash.

Illustrated by Hanrie Coetzee
Written by Laura de Lange
Designed by Arthur Attwell
Edited by Catherine Deiner
with the help of the Book Dash participants in Grahamstown on 12 November 2016.

 

 

 

Sample Text from Zanele Sees Numbers – (fun early maths)

 

 

Everyone tells Zanele that numbers are all around her.

But no matter how hard she tries, she can’t see them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zanele asks Gogo to help her see some numbers.

Gogo points to the jars on the shelf and counts, “one, two, three, four.”

 

 

 

 

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