1 Mississippi, 2 Mississippi is a fitting follow-up to its companion state alphabet book. This fun, colorful, and superbly informative book teaches children about numbers using recognizable places, events, and facts from their respective states. Numbers throughout the books are explained with simple rhyme for younger children and are accompanied by detailed expository text for older learners.Michael Shoulders is a Federal Programs Supervisor for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. His "Story Time" column appears every week in the Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle. He lives in Clarksville, Tennessee. Rick Anderson taught art for twenty-five years. His tenure in teaching included all levels from elementary through university, as well as workshops, and seminars. Rick lives in Clinton, Mississippi.