Math for Preschoolers

The true story of the 3 little pigs

By A. Wolf; as told to Jon Scieszka; Lane Smith (illustrator)

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The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.
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Roxaboxen

By Alice McLerran; Barbara Cooney (illustrator)

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A hill covered with rocks and wooden boxes becomes an imaginary town for Marian, her sisters, and their friends.
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The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale

By Jan Brett

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Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes.
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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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Goldilocks and the three bears

By James Marshall

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A retelling of the adventures of a nosy, naughty, and sassy little girl who finds the house of the three bears and helps herself to their belongings.
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The empty pot

By Demi

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When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds distributed by the Emperor, he is rewarded for his honesty.
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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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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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The very hungry caterpillar

By Eric Carle

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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. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.
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