Baker, Keith     
Big fat hen
Big Fat Hen counts to ten with her friends and all their chicks.

Bang, Molly     
Ten, nine, eight
Numbers from ten to one are part of this lullaby which observes the room of a little girl going to bed.

Blackstone, Stella     
My granny went to market : a round-the-world counting rhyme
A child's grandmother travels around the world, buying things in quantities that illustrate counting from one to ten.

Boynton, Sandra     
Hippos go berserk!
Larger and larger groups of hippos join a lone hippopotamus for a party.

Burris, Priscilla     
Five green and speckled frogs
Five frogs eat bugs as they sit on a log, but one by one they jump into the cool pool until all are gone.

Cabrera, Jane     
Ten in the bed
In this version of the traditional song, each of the sleepers who fall, leap, bounce, or wobble out of bed when the little one says "Move over" represents a different profession.

Carle, Eric     
10 little rubber ducks
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.

Carle, Eric     
The very hungry caterpillar
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.

Chall, Marsha Wilson     
One pup's up
Rhyming text counts off ten puppies as they awaken one by one, chase and bounce around the house, eat kibble and get washed, then fall back to sleep.

Christelow, Eileen     
Five little monkeys jumping on the bed
A counting book in which one by one the little monkeys jump on the bed only to fall off and bump their heads.

Cronin, Doreen     
Click, clack, splish, splash : a counting adventure
While Farmer Brown sleeps, some of the animals who live on the farm go on a fishing expedition.

Dahl, Michael     
One big building : a counting book about construction
A counting book that follows the construction of a building, from one plan to twelve stories. Readers are invited to find hidden numbers on an illustrated activity page.

Dillon, Leo     
Mother Goose numbers on the loose
Presents an illustrated collection of twenty-four counting rhymes, from "Baa, baa black sheep" to "Wash the dishes, wipe the dishes."

Durango, Julia     
Cha-cha chimps
Counting and dancing go hand in hand at Mambo Jamba's, the place where hippos hokey-pokey and meerkats macarena and ten little chimps do the cha-cha-cha, until Mama Chip says, "Time for bed!"

Durango, Julia     
Go-go gorillas
Summoned to the Great Gorilla Villa by King Big Daddy to meet the newest member of their family, ten gorillas arrive on time using various forms of transportation, including hot-air balloon, taxicab, and pogo stick.

Fox, Mem     
Let's count goats!
The reader is invited to count goats of many shapes, sizes, hobbies, and professions.

Franco, Betsy     
Bird songs : a backwards counting book
Throughout the day and into the night various birds sing their songs, beginning with the woodpecker who taps a pole ten times and counting down to the hummingbird who calls once.

Grossman, Bill     
My little sister ate one hare
Little sister has no problem eating one hare, two snakes, and three ants, but when she gets to ten peas, she throws up quite a mess.

Jay, Alison     
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.

Jonas, Ann     
A little girl's turtle, fish, frogs, dog, and cat jump in and out of a backyard pond, constantly changing the answer to the question "How many are in my pond?"

Krebs, Laurie     
We all went on safari : a counting journey through Tanzania

Langstaff, John M     
Over in the meadow

Leuck, Laura     
One witch
A witch goes around to her fiendish friends--from two cats to ten werewolves--to gather the ingredients to make gruesome stew for her party.

Long, Ethan     
One drowsy dragon
As one dragon tries to take a nap, his ten little dragons, in increasing numbers, disturb his sleep by making milk shakes, screaming at scary movies, and playing loud games.

Lottridge, Celia Barker     
One watermelon seed
Max and Josephine plant one watermelon seed, two pumpkins, three eggplants, four peppers, five tomatoes, six blueberry bushes, seven strawberry plants, eight beans, nine potatoes, and ten corn seeds in their garden.

Marino, Gianna     
One too many : a seek & find counting book
Children count from one jumping flea to twelve frisky animals until, at last, they reach one too many.

Melvin, Alice     
Counting birds

Reiser, Lynn     
Ten puppies
Puppies from one to ten are counted and sorted according to their different features.

Root, Phyllis     
One duck stuck
In this counting book, increasingly larger groups of animals try to help a duck that is stuck in the sleepy, slimy marsh.

Shields, Carol Diggory     
Wombat walkabout
Rhyming text follows six little wombats on walkabout and a hungry dingo following, envisioning them as his lunch until the wombats turn the tables on him.

Stiegemeyer, Julie     
Seven little bunnies
Seven bunnies find many other things to do when it is time for them to go to bed.

Thong, Roseanne     
One is a drummer : a book of numbers
A young girl numbers her discoveries in the world around her, from one dragon boat to four mahjong players to ten bamboo stalks.

Waber, Bernard     
Lyle walks the dogs : a counting book
Count the dogs as Lyle the crocodile's dog walking business grows.

Walsh, Ellen Stoll     
Mouse count
Ten mice outsmart a hungry snake.

Yates, Philip     
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.

  June 2013