Browse Abstracts (165 total)

| by Mora, Pat

Two sisters go shopping in a Mexican market for their mother's birthday. They count the number of presents in Spanish and English as they go along, and also create a rhyme about the gifts.

| by Pomeroy, Diane

A counting book that counts from one to ten and then counts by tens to one hundred. Potato prints are used to paint the pictures of fruits, vegetables, seeds, and flowers which are incorporated as counting tools.

| by Rathmann, Peggy

When dad yells 10 minutes till bedtime, the hamster parade shows up to take you on a tour to get ready for bed. From the kitchen to the bath and the bedroom the hamsters help along each step of the way to make getting ready for bed fun.

| by Roth, Carol

One dirty pig gets into the tub, but what happens when all ten pigs take a bath?See what happens when all ten are clean and you must turn the book around and upside-down to count again.

| by Christelow, Eileen

Five little monkey experience the consequences of jumping on the bed because their mama called the doctor and the doctor said, No more monkeys jumping on the bed!

| by Koller, Jackie French

When one monkey too many jumps on a bike, trouble is right around the corner. Only two monkeys on the golf cart at once!Add three more monkeys and disaster strikes. These monkeys need help at a restaurant, going to bed, and illustrating this book!

| by Root, P.

One duck gets stuck in the muck down by the marsh. Creatures by the marsh try to help him get free. Creatures come first two, then three, then adding one every time. No one can free the duck by themselves but as a team, the duck is freed.

| by McMillan, Bruce

Using foods like muffins and pizza, two children divide up and share food in three quantities (one-half, one-third and one-fourth).

| by Kellogg, Steven

At school, Emily learns about penguins and how they care for their young. When Emily tells her dog, Pinkerton, about penguins, he begins to dream of having a penguin pup of his own. He even begins to think that his football is a penguin egg and waits for it to hatch. Later, Pinkerton steals a football from a football game. Emily and her family give Pinkerton a baby penguin of his own that he can care for.

| by Aylesworth, Jim

A farm is the setting for this counting rhyme. The rhyme takes us through summer then through winter.

| by Demi.

Can you count from number one to one hundred while viewing animals and learning a number rhyme?

| by Francoise.

Jeanne-Marie and her sheep, Patapone, sit and discuss how many sheep Patapone will have one day. They talk about what they can get and do. Paptapone only has one lamb but is happy.

| by Sheppard, Jeff

Different numbers of elephants are needed for different jobs.

| by Hutchings, Amy//Hutchings, Richard

Gummy candy is fun to eat, but it can be just as fun to count too!Learning to count from one to twelve is made easy through rhyming. Vivid photographs of assorted gummies helps to make exploring sets of numbers interesting and more meaningful.

| by Seuss, Dr.

The differences in people and animals are compared using colors and numbers.

| by Stevens, Janet//Crummel, Susan Stevens

Inspired by his hunger, Rooster decides to become a cook. Aided by his friends Turtle, Iguana, and Pig, the four chefs follow a recipe. Cooking terms like sifting, measuring, and beating are learned through their silly misunderstandings as they make the best strawberry shortcake ever.

| by de Regniers, Beatrice Schenk

Counting helps explain how a family ended up with a dozen cats.

| by Hassett, John//Hassett, Ann

Nana Quimby saves the day when she executes a creative plan to rescue stranded cats from a tree outside her window. The old woman called the firehouse, police station, library, and zoo for help but no one was willing to lend a hand.

| by Reiser, Lynn

The relationship between mother and daughter is seen in one girl's family. Each generation of women in the family makes tortillas, picks flowers, washes clothes, and sings lullabies. The little girl does these same things for her doll. This story is told in both English and Spanish.

| by Wikler, Linda

Join Alfonse and Little Bird as they play the game of hide-and-seek. Alfonse and the other geese search all around for Little Bird but have no luck in finding her. If Alfonse were quiet, however, perhaps he might be able to hear her.
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