Alain Grée’s beautiful illustrations from the 1960s and 70s are known throughout the world. With their naivety of form and bold use of color, their charm is undeniable. Numbers features Alain Grée’s stunning vintage illustrations on every page. Aimed at children aged 2 to 5 years, Numbers is a beautiful hardcover book with embossed artwork and jacket. Clear, easy-to-read text is presented alongside the illustrations to teach a range of numbers and simple sums featured throughout as examples to reinforce and learn from. Despite their simplicity, there is a richness of content in the illustrations that children are fascinated by, and this wealth of information is a joy for adults to share and discuss, making the potential for learning endless.
Alain Grée is a French author and illustrator of children’s books. He has had over 300 books published and translated into 20 different languages. He has also worked as a children’s broadcaster on French national television, produced three detective novels, ten ship navigation books, and been a journalist for 20 years for Voiles et Voiliers (sailing ships) magazine. He is currently a graphic designer and editor for various advertising publications. His main hobby is sailing. He’s owned several boats since the 1970s and has crossed the Atlantic Ocean twice. He finds his sailing trips provide the perfect time out to work on new children’s stories and illustrations. He lives in St.Tropez, France.