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How Many Snails?
by Paul Giganti Jr.

While this story does not focus on particular numbers, it requires the child to physically count the objects on the page. This could potentially require some adult assistance for the younger counter.

This classic book by lauded author/illustrator Eric Carle teaches about counting by way of a caterpillar’s transformation into a butterfly.

Count on the Subway
by Paul DuBois Jacobs & Emily Swender

Count up to ten and back down to one in this graphically interesting book illustrated by the acclaimed Dan Yaccarino.

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to be a fish, you’re not alone. Lois Ehlert journeys into the deep and counts to ten in the process.

Chicka Chicka 1 2 3
by Bill Martin Jr.

Count the numbers as they climb to the top of an apple tree. When the bumblebees are angered that their tree is being taken over, the numbers are going to have to make a run for it.

by Denise Fleming

One through ten, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty. So many animals to count! With Fleming’s stylized illustrations make your way through a zoo of numbers.

How Do Dinosaurs Count to Ten?
by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague

This book reinforces counting from one to ten with Yolen’s famous dinosaurs. Children will enjoy seeing their favorite dinosaurs and want to count along.

Count the Monkeys
by Mac Barnett

The reader is invited to count the animals that have frightened the monkeys off the pages.

Pete the cat loves the buttons on his shirt so much that he makes up a song about them, and even as the buttons pop off, one by one, he still finds a reason to sing.

While Farmer Brown sleeps, some of the animals who live on the farm go on a fishing expedition.

1-2-3 Peas
by Keith Baker

Busy little peas engage in their favorite activities as they introduce the numbers from one to 100.

Ten Little Caterpillars
by Bill Martin Jr.

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.

A counting book that leads readers through the day in the life of a construction worker building with bricks.

10 Little Rubber Ducks
by Eric Carle

When a storm strikes a cargo ship, ten rubber ducks are tossed overboard and swept off in ten different directions. Based on a factual incident.

by Kathryn Otoshi

A number/color book reminding us that it just takes one to make everyone count.