Math for Preschoolers

Inch by inch

By Leo Lionni

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A small green inchworm is proud of his skill at measuring anything, a robin’s tail, a flamingo’s neck, a toucan’s beak. Then one day a nightingale threatens to eat him if he cannot measure his song.
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Jack and the beanstalk

By Steven Kellogg

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A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune.
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Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China

By Ed Young

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Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.
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Measuring Penny

By Loreen Leedy

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Lisa learns about the mathematics of measuring by measuring her dog Penny with all sorts of units, including pounds, inches, dog biscuits, and cotton swabs.
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One fine day

By Nancy Hogrogian

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After the old woman cuts off his tail when he steals her milk, the fox must go through a long series of transactions before she will sew it back on again.
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Owl Moon

By Jane Yolen

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On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl.
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Pattern bugs

By Trudy Harris, Anne Canevari Green (illustrator)

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Pondlarker

By Fred Gwynne

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Not satisfied being a frog, Pondlarker seeks a princess' kiss to fulfill his princely ambitions.
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Rooster's off to see the world

By Eric Carle

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A simple introduction to the meaning of numbers and sets as a rooster, on his way to see the world, is joined by fourteen animals along the way.
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