One Tomato: A Garden Counting Book


Join us as we travel through the garden to count the things we find in this fun and informative book.

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Join us as we travel through the garden to count the things we find in this fun and informative book. Have fun helping your child learn their numbers with this garden-based counting book. This book introduces young readers to the shapes and concepts of the numbers in a fun walk through the garden. In One Tomato, children will build their confidence with numbers and learn about garden plants, vegetables, and bugs. A common dandelion guides children through the book, hiding somewhere on each page is a critter. With sturdy pages and rounded corners, One Tomato is durable and safe for lots of learning fun.

• Hidden dandelion on each page
• Garden-specific numbers
• CPSIA certified packaging
• Rounded corners

“An inviting introduction to what’s in the garden, One Tomato subtly encourages children to be active in nature, to have an awareness of where food comes from, and to know when it’s ready to eat! Enjoy!” – wheretheboardbooksare, September 2021

“Children will love searching for the silly dandelion that will guide them through each page. This board book is for ages 0-5. Children will choose to read it over and over again. Get your copy today!” – Dawn Young, Mrs. Good Choice

Rebecca Mullin is an avid gardener, preschool teacher, bookseller, and mother of four young girls. Rebecca wrote One Tomato to recreate the joy of picking home-grown vegetables and to teach her children to identify the vegetables they grow and eat. She worked at Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore in Indianapolis, IN for eleven years, and as a Board Member of the Great Lakes Independent Bookseller Association for three years. Rebecca now lives in Eau Claire, WI with her husband, daughters, and an ever-expanding garden.

Anna Mullin is a recent biology graduate currently working as a zookeeper of wolves, grizzly bears and raptors in Montana. Originally from Yellow Springs, Ohio, Anna often spends her free time working on various art projects. She harbors a particular affinity for simplified color palettes, but is always happy to try new things. “One Tomato” is her first illustrated book. Additional work can be found at

Additional information

Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 6 × .5 × 6 in

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