One, Two Tree!

Anushka Ravishankar, Sirish Rao, Durga Bai

This visually stunning read-aloud book invites young children to count the improbable number of animals that clamber up an ever-expanding tree. Illustrated with art from the Gond tribal tradition of central India, known for its deep affection, knowledge, and celebration of trees. One, Two, Tree! is a number book, picture book, nursery rhyme and a fable about living together.

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Weight 220.0 g
Dimensions 240 × 185 mm








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Foreign Rights Sold


Catalan (World, excluding USA)

Fundacion Intermon Oxfam Mets & Schilt Uitgevers

Spanish (World, excluding USA)

Fundacion Intermon Oxfam


Mets & Schilt Uitgevers


Actes Sud


Carl Hanser Verlag


Artone Co. Ltd

Portuguese (Brazil)

Editora WMF Martins Fontes


Ginkgo (Beijing) Book Co. Ltd

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Picturebook of the Month, Academy for Children’s and Youth Literature, Germany

White Ravens Catalogue of World’s Best Children's Books, 2005

School Library Journal

This book introduces youngsters to the traditional Gond art from central India, and is a showpiece for the artist's skillful work.

Parents in Touch, UK

A deceptively simple counting book … which will entertain, educate and amuse as children explore the pictures in detail.

Indian Moms Connect

The book is essentially a number book, but gives its readers much, much more.

Anushka Ravishankar

Anushka Ravishankar

Dubbed ‘India’s Dr. Seuss’, Anushka Ravishankar is one of India’s most celebrated children’s authors, and her witty and jubilant tales are internationally acclaimed and widely translated. Anushka has now written over twenty books and travelled widely performing from her stories. In 2012, she founded the Indian children’s publishing house Duckbill together with Sayoni Basu. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.

Sirish Rao

Sirish Rao

Sirish Rao is one of the most exciting new voices in contemporary Indian writing. He has authored more than fifteen books, ranging from novels and children’s books to retellings of myths and collections of pop art. Several of his titles have won international awards. His writing reflects his interests in nature, mountaineering, travel and the oddities of language.Click here to discover his other Tara Books.

Durga Bai

Durga Bai

Durga Bai is a female artist working within the Gond tradition of tribal art from Madhya Pradesh, central India. Her work constantly re-works and pushes the boundaries of the Gond art form to create a style that sparkles with a distinctive energy. Her work has been exhibited both within India and abroad, and she’s worked on several of Tara’s seminal projects.Click here to discover her other Tara Books.

Rathna Ramanathan

Rathna Ramanathan

Designer Rathna Ramanathan has steered the design philosophy of Tara since the very beginning. In the process, she can be said to have pioneered innovative children’s book design in India. Her main interest is in typography as well as in changing the form of the book. She runs minus9, her own graphic design studio, and is currently the Head of Visual Communication at the Royal College of Art, London. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.