Browse Abstracts (165 total)

| by Luttrell, Ida

A king thinks that the stars in the sky are made of gold. He believes they all belong to him. He counts them every night to make sure that none are missing. When he gets tired of this, he tries to find an animal to count them for him.

| by Hort, Lenny

While their mom is gone, a boy and his dad go out to count the stars in the sky.

| by Crews, Donald

There are 12 bikers competing in the bicycle race. Who will win this exciting road race?Practice counting your numbers during this exercise experience!

| by Wildsmith, Brian

Let's count up to five and watch the animals on each page increase by one. Do you know what noises the animals make?

| by Carle, Eric

A farmer lives on a small farm with his animals named one, two, three, four and five. One night as he naps, he dreams of snow fall covering his animals and him. He wakes up to discover real snow covering the ground and almost forgets a special Christmas surprise.

| by Chwast, Seymour

Numbers are shown as characters in the circus. At first there is a dare devil, then a dare devil and two elephants, and then a dare devil, two elephants, and three monkeys.

| by Koontz, Robin Michal

Learning to count to ten is made easy when you sing This Old Man and rhyme each of the numbers with different words.

| by Ehlert, Lois

If you had one wish it might be a fish. You can count many types of fish from one to ten.

| by Burns, Marilyn

When Mr. and Mrs. Comfort decide to have a family reunion, they start making plans for their guests, including where everyone is going to sit. When people start to arrive, things start getting interesting. Eventually everything works out after some mathematical thinking.

| by Grossman, Bill

A little girl can eat almost anything -- except her peas!An excellent counting book for young children.

| by Pallotta, Jerry

It's not everyday that aliens invade your classroom and teach math!Come along for the ride as aliens from outer space use twizzlers to explain numbers as fractions, decimals, and percentages. See how numbers are used in everyday situations, sports, and school. This math lesson is certainly out of this world.

| by Haber, Jon Z.

Enjoy this pop-up book version of the song This Old Man.

| by Hubbard, Woodleigh

Animals and actions illustrate each number one through twelve. For example, 3 is for jumping, 7 is for fishing, and 12 is for balancing.

| by Hoban, Tana

Sequential photographs show the numbers, 1 through 100

| by McGrath, Barbara Barbieri

Have fun with your cereal, even after breakfast time!Counting is made easy with Cheerios and fruits. Practice counting to ten, counting teens, and seeing patterns of tens.

| by Hughes, Shirley

More than twenty rhymes tell about the daily life and activities of a young girl named Annie Rose. The playful poems cover several topics including animals, people, seasons, routines and adventures that children love.

| by Lottridge, Celia

Max and Josephine plant a garden, counting the seeds as they go. When the plants grow, they count the food of their harvest.

| by Sturges, Phileman

In this repetitive story, two children catch ten fireflies and keep them in a jar. Eventually they release them one by one.

| by Falwell, Cathyrn

Ten turtles rest on a log. Startled by various sounds, they jump in one-by-one from around the pond then rest in the water for the night.

| by Aker, Suzanne

What comes in two's?Some of the things are two pieces of bread for a sandwich, two body parts, and two wings on a bird. What comes in three's?Three wheels on a tricycle, three meals each day, and three primary colors. Can you come up with thing that comes in four's?
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