Math for Preschoolers

Titch

By Pat Hutchins

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Nothing Titch owned amounted to much except the smallest thing of all--a seed.
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Two ways to count to ten : a Liberian folktale

By Ruby Dee; Susan Meddaugh (illustrator)

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A retelling of a traditional Liberian tale in which King Leopard invites all the animals to a spear-throwing contest whose winner will marry his daughter and succeed him as king.
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'Round and around

By James Skofield, James Hale (illustrator)

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A little boy and his father go for a walk and find circular shapes in everything they see and do.
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1 hunter

By Pat Hutchins

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One hunter walks through the forest observed first by two elephants, then by three giraffes, etc.
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101 things to do with a baby

By Jan Ormerod

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Playful, action-filled illustrations, laid out in comic book-style panels, show a girl and her parents spending a day with the new baby.
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17 kings and 42 elephants

By Margaret Mahy; Patricia MacCarthy (illustrator)

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Seventeen kings and forty-two elephants romp with a variety of jungle animals during their journey through a wild, wet night.
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Across the stream

By Mirra Ginsburg, Nancy Tafuri (illustrator)

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A hen and three chicks are saved from a bad dream by a duck and three ducklings.
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Alexander, who used to be rich last Sunday

By Judith Viorst

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Although Alexander and his money are quickly parted, he comes to realize all the things that can be done with a dollar.
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Caps for sale : a tale of a peddler, some monkeys, and their monkey business

By Esphyr Slobodkina

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A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree.
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Chrysanthemum

By Kevin Henkes

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Chrysanthemum loves her name, until she starts going to school and the other children make fun of it.
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