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Product Type: Books
Age: Preschoolers
Categories: Concept Books
Subcategories: Math

 


2003 Award
One Rainy Day
(by Valeri Gorbachev, Philomel $15.99 Score:) A charmingly patterned counting book in which Pig recounts (sorry) to his friend Goat why he got all wet during a rainy day in the forest. He runs into two porcupines, three buffaloes, four leopards, and five lions… you get the idea.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Ten Red Apples: A Bartholomew Bear Counting Book
(by Virginia Miller, Candlewick $13.95 Score:) With each turn of the page, Bartholomew plays under and in a beautiful old apple tree as a small story unfolds. Best of all, the apples on the tree turn red one at a time so there is something new to count at every turn. A concept book that's on the mark for 2–5.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Twelve Hats for Lena
(by Karen Katz, Simon & Schuster $16.95 Score:) Suppose you could make a hat for each month of the year. What would you put on them to reflect the season or important holiday? Done in charming collage with gouache and colored pencils, this is a book that should inspire young artists as well as introduce them to the names of the months of the year.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Who Sees the Lighthouse?
(by Ann Fearington/illus. by Giles Laroche, Putnam $15.99 Score:) Who sees the lighthouse? Some do, some don't. Stunning cut-paper art is coupled with a counting book that inspires more thinking than simple counting. 4–8.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2004 Award
Tea for Me, Tea for You
(Laura Rader, HarperCollins $15.99 Score:) It’s the liveliest tea party ever, with one pig after another hogging in on the feast. Rader serves up a counting book told in rhymes that bounce right along. 3–7.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2004.

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2004 Award
We All Went on Safari
(by Laurie Krebs/illus. by Julia Cairns, Barefoot Books $15.95 Score:) Handsome illustrations of the wild life of Tanzania are combined with lilting verse in this counting book. A glossary includes more facts about the animals, the Maasai people, the meaning of their names, and a pronunciation guide for counting in Swahili. 4–8.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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2004 Award
My First Number Book
(by Jane Yorke, DK $16.99 Score:) Don’t be put off by the preschool-looking cover. This counting book is filled with photos and examples of items to count and compare. Many of the concepts go well beyond simple counting and are more appropriate for kindergarteners and first graders. 4–8.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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2005 Award
Chicka Chicka 1 2 3
(Bill Martin Jr., Michael Sampson/illus. by Lois Eh, Simon & Schuster $15.95 Score:) Fans of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom will enjoy this older concept book. 100 numbers race up the apple tree, but watch out for the bumblebees! It's a brave number zero that saves the day. 3 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2005.

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2005 Award
How Do Dinosaurs Count to Ten?
(Jane Yolen/illus. by Mark Teague, Scholastic $6.99 Score:) Young preschoolers will enjoy counting the familiar household objects along with the big dinos on each page. Teague’s illustrations are humorous and inviting. 2–4.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2005.

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2005 Award
Five Little Monkeys Play Hide-and-Seek
(Eileen Christelow, Clarion $15 Score:) They're back! Mama wants her five little monkeys to go to bed but they convince her that a fast game of hide-and-seek would be in order. While not vastly different from the five previous books, kids love the playfulness of this series and there are plenty of opportunities for counting! 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2005.

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