Picture Books ~ Counting Books
One Day, Two Dragons
A counting book that relates what happens when tow dragons go to the doctor's office at Three Bug Street to get four vaccinations. 1992.
Brown, Margaret Wise
Sheep Don't Count Sheep
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A little lamb has trouble falling asleep, until his mother tells him to count the butterflies that flutter past his closed eyes. 2003.
Cauley, Lorinda Bryan
What Do You Know!
Simple rhymes ask the reader to do a variety of things, such as count to twenty, identify animals by the sounds they make, and find hidden puzzles. 2001.
Alfie's 1 2 3
Alfie helps his little sister count things from one to ten. 2000.
1 2 3: A Child's First Counting Book
A little girl awakens to scenes from fairy tales in which she can count familiar characters or objects from one to ten and back again. 2007.
City by Numbers
Paintings of various sites around New York City, from a shadow on a building to a wrought iron-gate to the Brooklyn Bridge, depict the numbers from one to twenty-one. 1998.
Ten Little Lambs
As they play all through the night, little lambs for ten to one finally fall asleep. 2002.
Coyotes All Around
A pack of coyotes tries to determine how many roadrunners and other creatures are in the vicinity, and while some count different groups and add their totals together, Clever Coyote rounds off and estimates. 2003.
100 Days of Cool
Four students arrive on the first day of school looking cool and their teacher challenges them to keep it up as they count down one hundred days to a cool celebration. 2004.
Pilegard, Virginia Walton
The Warlord's Beads
A young Chinese boy helps his father count the warlord's vast treasures by using beads threaded on a branch. Includes a brief history of the abacus and instructions for making one. 2001.
Sayre, April Pulley
One is a Snail, Ten is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book
A counting book featuring animals with different numbers of feet. 2003.
Countdown to Spring: An Animal Counting Book
A wonderful way for preschoolers to practice counting and celebrate the coming of spring. 2002.
One Naked Baby: Counting to Ten and Back Again
Provides a fun-filled counting book where a rambunctious youngster makes certain to enjoy his day to the fullest by splashing in puddles, playing with puppies, rolling around in the grass, and ending up in a bubbly bath before finally settling down for a good night's rest. 2007.
Adding It Up
Timothy and his classmates learn to add and subtract, count from on to twenty, and recognize shapes and patterns. Includes activities. 2001.
One by one, six little rabbits escape a hungry fox. 2001.
Ten Little Mummies: An Egyptian Counting Book
Ten little mummies become bored with staying in a room together all day but when they go outside to play they disappear, one by one. 2003.