A Celebration of Women Writers

1 is One,
by Tasha Tudor (1915-2008)
New York: Henry Z. Walck, 1956. Copyright not renewed.
A Caldecott Honor Book, 1957.



1 is One


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1
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One


By
TASHA TUDOR

Henry Z. Walck, Inc.     New York


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© Henry Z. Walck, Inc., 1956
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 56-11381
PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA



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To Patricia Cummings

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1 is one duckling     swimming in a dish
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2 is two sisters     making a wish
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3 is three swallows     up in the sky
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4 is four sheep     nibbling rye
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5 is five eggs     in a pretty round nest
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6 is six children     all dressed in their best
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7 is seven apples     on a little apple tree
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8 is eight daffodils     you are picking for me
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9 is nine red cherries     on a white china plate
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10 is ten numbers     Tom has written on his slate
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11 is eleven girls     dancing in a ring
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12 is twelve baby birds     learning how to sing
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13 is thirteen candles     upon a birthday cake
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14 is fourteen mallard ducks     swimming on a lake
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15 is fifteen roses     being made into a wreath
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16 is sixteen rabbits     playing on a heath
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17 is seventeen gourds     hanging up to dry
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18 is eighteen stars     twinkling in the sky
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19 is nineteen flowers     that little Jane has drawn
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20 is twenty geese     flying toward the dawn
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