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Children's Fiction Counting & Numbers

Checkers and Dot at the Beach

by (author) J. Torres

illustrated by J. Lum

Initial publish date
May 2013
Counting & Numbers, Marine Life, Friendship
Recommended Age
1 to 3
Recommended Grade
p to 12
  • Board book

    Publish Date
    May 2013
    List Price

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The high contrast, patterned art in these board books has been especially designed for babies and tots.

Checkers and Dot at the Beach invites us to follow along with Checkers and Dot as they explore the beach, counting as they go.

About the authors


JOSEPH TORRES est un auteur de bandes dessinées philippino-canadien. Il a notamment écrit les livres de la série Alison Dare, mise en nomination pour le prix Eisner, ainsi que ceux de la série Bigfoot Boy. Lauréat du prix Joe Shuster en tant qu’« écrivain exceptionnel », Joseph Torres a travaillé sur une foule de bandes dessinées, dont Avatar, Batman, Les Simpsons, WALL-E, Wonder Woman et X-Men. Joseph Torres est né à Manille et a grandi à Montréal, où il a fréquenté l’Université McGill. Il vit avec sa famille en banlieue de Toronto, en Ontario.


J. TORRES is a Canadian comic book writer. He is perhaps best known for his run on DC Comics' Teen Titans Go, the Eisner-nominated Alison Dare, and the Junior Library Guild/TD Summer Reading Club title Bigfoot Boy. Winner of the Shuster Award for "Outstanding Writer," Torres has worked with characters from A (Archies) to Z (The Mighty Zodiac) and many more in between (Avatar, Batman, Ninja Scroll, Simpsons, WALL-E, Wonder Woman, Yo Gabba Gabba, and X-Men, to name a few).


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