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1, 2, 3 Salish Sea: a Pacific Northwest Counting Book: 09/25/21
1, 2, 3 Salish Sea: a Pacific Northwest Counting Book by Nikki McClure is set in and around the Salish Sea. It's a body of water that straddles the US and Canadian border at Washington and British Columbia. It includes the Strait of Georgia, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound as well as smaller water ways. While the author lives in Washington, I know the area from the Canadian side.
This is a counting book that uses woodcut prints of wildlife from the area to illustrate the different amounts. Each number has a different species rendered artistically but with fine attention to detail.
While the book starts with the basics: one to ten, it also includes larger scales of numbers. These are illustrated with things like flocks of birds and dozens of microscopic sea creatures.