Picture Books About Counting

1-2-3_peas1-2-3 Peas by Keith Baker

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



count_the_monkeysCount the Monkeys by Mac Barnett

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



1-2-3_beep_beep_beep123 Beep, Beep, Beep: A Counting Book by Brian Biggs

Vroom! Beep Beep! Count from 1 to 10 with fire trucks, motorcycles, race cars, and more!



night_lightNight Light by Nicholas Blechman

Count the lights and, through die-cut pages, find out which vehicle they belong to.



one_gorillaOne Gorilla: A Counting Book by Anthony Brown

Learn to count with a variety of primates–gorillas, gibbons, mandrills, and others.



10_black_dotsTen Black Dots by Donald Crews

Ten Black Dots is a counting book, a book of simple rhymes, and a book of everyday objects.



mother_goose_on_the_looseMother Goose Numbers on the Loose by Leo Dillon

Presents an illustrated collection of twenty-four counting rhymes, from “Baa, baa black sheep” to “Wash the dishes, wipe the dishes.”



cha_cha_chimpsCha-Cha Chimps by Julia Durango

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!”



let's_count_goatsLet’s Count Goats by Mem Fox

The reader is invited to count goats of many shapes, sizes, hobbies, and professions.



ten_tiny_ticklesTen Tiny Tickles by Karen Katz

Family members awaken a baby with tickles, from one little tickle on a lovely sleepy head to ten tiny tickles on chubby, tubby toes. How many tickles does baby need to start the day?



chicka_chicka_1-2-3Chicka, Chicka, 1, 2, 3 by Bill Martin

Numbers from one to one hundred climb to the top of an apple tree in this rhyming chant.



help_me_learn_numbersHelp Me Learn Numbers 0-20 by Jen Marzollo

Colorful photographs of rabbits, chicks, cars, fish, dogs, cookies, and other fun objects, rhyming text, and a fun game help children learn numbers.



dinosaur_countdownDinosaur Countdown by Nicholas Oldland

Count down from ten striding velociraptors to a ferociously funny end in this counting book for dinosaur lovers of all ages!