Browse Abstracts (199 total)

| by Slobodkina, Esphyr

A man who sells hats falls asleep with his hats on. When he wakes up, his hats have all disappeared so he spends the rest of the day trying to find them.

| by Rowan, Kate

How do we get sick?Join Sam and his mom as they talk about germs and their bodies. Help them figure out how bodies fight off enemy germs.

| by Thornhill, Jan

Through the use of beautiful animals and wildlife, children learn how to count with numbers and words. The sequence is 1-20, 25, 50, 100, and 1000 Nature notes describe the animals in great deal at the end of the book.

| by Boegehold, Lindley

One lonely bear sits by himself and has nothing to do. He is joined by another, and eventually is joined by eight more. They all participate in several fun activities together.

| by McGrath, Barbara Barbieri

Smell the hot dogs, hear the crowd, see the ball soar. Time for a baseball game!Count from 1-20 while having baseball fun.

| by Schwartz, David M.

Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician and the kids explore what the number million means. Just exactly how much is a million?If you wanted to count from one to one million, it would take about 23 days!Marvelosissimo looks at different ways of seeing big numbers in the context of ordinary things.

| by Bowen, Betsy

Starting in May, the winter countdown begins. Preparation activities are described using the numbers one through thirteen. For example, winter countdown includes five blueberries and six bags of rice.

| 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 Kuskin, Karla

The members of the philharmonic get ready for a performance. Their routines and all the things they have to do before the concert are discussed.

| by Lear, Edward

Four children decide to take an adventure around the world on a boat. They come to find many different lands with strange scenery.

| 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 Lester, Helen

Rodney Rat is constantly made fun of by his classmates because he cannot pronounce his r's. Rodney saves the day and earns respect fromhis classmates when he saves them from the class bully.

| by Cohn, Scotti

The months of the year and the numbers 1 through 12 are used in rhyming text to introduce children to the behavior of wolves in natural settings.

| 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 Geisert, Arthur

Throughout the book, you try to find 10 pigs and the numbers 0-9 in the pictures. A group of pigs are trying to find a place that their mother told them about.

| 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 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 Hansard, Peter

At a county fair, there are 500 seeds in one pumpkin. Also, there are 10 cents in one dime, 8 horses on one merry-go-round, 4 wheels on one wagon, and so on.
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