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Counting


You'll find many counting books at the library! Here are some of our favorites to help teach your little ones how to count.






Brocket, Jane
JE BROCK

"Five toes, twelve cupcakes, nineteen puzzle pieces - numbers are all around us. How many numbers can you count in the pages of this book?"--Back cover.
Baker, Keith
JE BAKER

Busy little peas engage in their favorite activities as they introduce the numbers from 1 to 100.
Wilson, Karma
JE WILSO

As friends Bear and Mouse share a day together, Bear counts various objects, from one to five, and the reader is invited to do the same.
Baker, Keith
JE BAKER

Big Fat Hen counts to ten with her friends and all their chicks.
Lewin, Betsy
JE LEWIN

A child adds up the cats owned by ten different people and discovers that it is a lot of cats.
Wells, Rosemary
J BOARDBK WELLS

A big sneeze scatters Max's peas in every direction.
Rey, H. A.
JE CURIO

When Curious George learns to count from 1 to 100, he finds that he can count almost anything, with some strange and unusual results.
Halfmann, Janet
J591.468 HALFM

Song-like, non-rhyming verse leads young readers from a single penguin egg to an ostrich's clutch of 10 eggs.
Ehlert, Lois
JE EHLER

This counting book is written in rhyme from a 'fish eye' point of view.
Burris, Priscilla
JE BURRI

Five frogs eat bugs as they sit on a log, but one by one they jump into the cool pool until they are all gone.
Schaefer, Lola
J513.211 SCHAE

Illustrated descriptions of various types of dwellings and their inhabitants introduces the numbers 1 through 10.
Schumaker, Ward
JE SCHUM

In this garden the reader learns to count from 1 watering can to 10 snails, from 20 weepy onions to 50 cherry pies and even to 233 peas.
Dunn, Opal
J398.84

This collection of rhymes teaches ways to count while familiarizing young readers with numbers beyond ten.
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
JE SEEGE

A boy creates ten paintings in this counting book that also explores the relationship of words within words.
Sayre, April Pulley
JE SAYRE

This counting book features animals with different numbers of feet.
Elliott, David
JE ELLIO

Watch the little chicken's dance, while counting to ten by chance.
Siy, Alexander
JE SIY

While one tractor sits on the grass, out of gas, increasing numbers of other vehicles fill the backyard with adventure.
Yoon, Salina
JE YOON

Rhymes for the numbers 1 to 10 plus factual information about certain animals; includes 10 lift-the-flaps and touch-and-feels.
Hill, Eric
JE HILL

Children learn basic counting skills while lifting the flaps with Spot.
Martin, Jr., Bill
JE MARTI

Illustrations and rhyming text follow ten caterpillars as one wriggles up a flower stem, another sails across a garden pool, and one reaches an apple leaf, where something amazing happens.
Miller, Virginia
JE MILLE

Bartholomew and George, two bears, and Little Black Kitten enjoy the apple tree in the garden and count its shiny red apples.
Stickland, Paul
JE STICK

A group of rollicking dinosaurs counts down from ten to one as it introduces subtraction to the reader.
Katz, Karen
JE KATZ

Babies from one to ten enjoy a bouncy, noisy, jiggly day until they are finally fast asleep at night.
Bang, Molly
JE BANG

Numbers from ten to one are part of this lullaby which observes the room of a little girl going to bed.
Falwell, Cathryn
JE FALWE

As they are startled by the activities of other nearby creatures, the number of turtles on a log in a pond decreases from ten to one.