Preschool Mathematics Literature

ADD/SUBTRACT AUTHOR COMMENTS
12
Ways to Get to 11
Merriam Counting,
adding different items
A
Frog in the Bog
Wilson
& Rankin
Changes
add & subtract frog size
Centipede’s
100 Shoes
Ross Add/subtract
to 100
Webpage
Chrysanthemum Henkes
Adding
up letters in your name
Five
Little Ducks
Beck Counting;
“less one”

Five
Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

Christelow

Subtraction     Webpage
Webpage
The
Line Up Book
Russo Nonstandard
linear measure
Mouse
Count
Walsh Count
forwards/backwards; problem solving; see TCM Nov 2006 pp 212-213
Next
Please
Jandl &
Junge
Ordinal
numbers
One
Lonely Seahorse
Freymann
& Elffers
Grouping
to count
One,
Two, Three, Jump!
Lively
& Ormerod
Counting
to three

Six
Brave Explorers

Moerbeek

Subtraction; pop-up book
Tar
Beach
Ringgold Addition/subtraction;
multicultural

Ten
Apples Up On Top

LeSieg
Webpage

Ten
Bears in My Bed
(oop)

Mack

Subtraction from 10
The
Mitten
Brett Ukranian
folktale
Activity
page
The
Warlord’s Beads
Pilegard History
and use of the abacus
COUNTING AUTHOR COMMENTS
1,
2, 3, to the Zoo!
Carle Counting
1,
2, I Love You!
Schertle
& McCully
Count to
10 and back; find tagalong mice on each page
12
Ways to Get to 11
Merriam Counting,
adding different items
The
Ants Go Marching
Beal
& Hagan

Luders

McCord

Video
#2

The
April Rabbits
Cleveland

Ordinal, cardinal numbers
Aunts
Go Marching
Manning Count
marching aunties with umbrellas; variation on tradition song
Big
Fat Hen
Baker Count
to ten; rhyme “buckle my shoe”
Life
cycle lesson

Counting
Crocodiles

Sierra

Counting to 26; problem solving, compare sizes
Count
on Goz
Weatherill Flap
book; counting animals
Count
with Titch 1,2,3
Hutchins Counting
to 10; rhyme
Crazy
Creatures Counting
Reidy
& Mackie
Counting,
numbers, colors, opposites, prepositions
Deep
Down Underground
Dunrea Count up
to 10 and back down

Each
Orange Had 8 Slices

Giganti

Counting to 54; repeated addition; multiplication
Webpage
Emeka’s
Gift
Onyefulu Nigerian
story with photographs; counting

Everybody
Needs a Rock

Baylor

Classification, rocks
The
Father Who Had Ten Children
Buettier Variation
of “Old Lady in a Shoe”
Adding tens and twenties
The
First Day of Winter
Fleming Counting
up and down

Fish
Eyes: A Book You Can Count On

Ehlert
Counting
to 10; 1-1 correspondence; sorting fish; classify; congruence; size
Five
Little Monsters
Williams Counting;
sorting;
1-1 correspondence
Webpage
Fred
& Ted’s Treasure Hunt
Offen Counting
steps to the treasure

From
One to One Hundred

Sloat

Counting to 100
Fruits:
A Carribean Counting Poem
Bloom Multicultural
poem from Jamaica
How
Many Can You See?
Reidy
& Dodd
Counting,
numbers, quantity, order

How
Many Feet in the Bed?

Hamm

Family oriented
How
Many Monsters?
van
der Meer
Counting,
sorting & selecting from 1-10

How
Many Snails?

Giganti

Counting; attributes
I
Can Count

Vamos a Jugar (Spanish)
Gibson Counting
insect heads, legs & wings
Icky
Bug Counting Book
Pallotta Count
bugs; classify & sort; watch for suprises in illustrations!
Just
a Minute
Morales Counting
in English & Spanish; a Halloween trickster
Many
Hands Counting Book
Branstrom Counting
My
Oxford 123 Number Rhyme Book
McGough Number
rhymes; riddles, tongue twisters & picture quizzes
The
Napping House
Wood Counting
up and back
Nine
Ducks Nine
Hayes Count
backwards from nine; rhyme
Nonsense
Counting Rhymes
Umansky
& Fisher
Wacky
counting
Numberlies Hawkins
& Hawkins
Ten
books of Numberlies who live in Numbertown; counting
Number
Parade: A Wildlife Counting Book
Wood Counting
animals

Numbers

Reiss

1000 raindrops on last page
One
Bear All Alone
Bucknall Counting
to ten
One
Duck Stuck
Root Counting
to 10
One
Lonely Seahorse
Freymann
& Elffers
Grouping
to count
One
Smiling Grandma
Linden Count to
10; multicultural
One
Two, Skip a Few
Arenson Traditional
& new rhymes & chants
One
Two Three, Count with Me
Anholt
& Anholt
Rhyme
Over
in the Grasslands
Wilson
& Bartlett
Counting
rhyme
Over
on the Farm
Gunson Rhyme
Percy
the Park Keeper
Butterworth Counting
Sally’s
Fantastic Counting Book
Dowling Tab
book; counting
Spot
Can Count
Hill Counting
to 10       Webpage

Ten
Black Dots

Crews

Good art project       Webpage
Ten
in the Bed
Dale Counting
to ten
Ten
Little Ladybugs
Gerth Count
down from 10       Webpage

Ten
Little Rabbits

Grossman

Native Americans
Ten,
Nine, Eight

1984 Caldecott winner
Bang Count
down from 10; multicultural
Lesson
Ten
Seeds
Brown Counting
backwards from 10
Ten
Sleepy Sheep
Keller Counting

Toot,
toot!

Wildsmith

Animal noises

Twelve
Ways to Get to Eleven

Merriam
Counting
to 11      
Webpage
The
Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle Webpage     Webpage    
Craft
ideas


Literacy lesson

Way
Out in the Desert

Marsh

Desert animals
We’re
Going on a Lion Hunt
Axtell Southern
African tale

What
Comes in 2′s, 3′s and 4′s?

Aker

Counting by twos, threes; skip counting
Use with calculator constant key
When
Sheep Cannot Sleep
Kitamura Counting
to 10

When
We Went to the Park
(oop)

Lathrop

Counting to 55
Witches
Four
Brown Counting
to four; number story
FRACTIONS AUTHOR COMMENTS
Pog
Climbs Mount Everest
Haswell Introduce
fractions
Eating
Fractions
McMillan Eat wholes,
halves, thirds, fourths
GEOMETRY AUTHOR COMMENTS
A
Triangle for Adaora
Onyefulu Shapes;
African story
Circles,
Triangles, Squares (oop)
Hoban Shapes
Color
Zoo
Ehlert Cutouts
that build up shape of animals
Eye
Spy Shapes
MacKinnon
& Sieveking
Peephole
book
I
Read Signs
Hoban Shapes
of common street signs

Mr
Archimedes Bath
(oop)

Allen

Volume, displacement
My
Mum & Dad Make Me Laugh
Sharratt Shapes
& patterns
Rosie’s
Walk
Hutchins Positional
language
Shapely
Sheep
Abel Sheep fly,
jump, crawl through shapes

Shapes,
shapes, shapes

Hoban

Photographs of everyday shapes

Sing
a Song of Shapes
Peterson
2D & 3D shapes
Spirals,
Curves, Fanshapes and Lines
Hoban More
geometrical shapes    

Take
Another Look
Hoban Another
point of view

The
Greatest Gymnast of All

Murphy
Opposites

The
Secret Birthday Message

Carle

Geometric shapes

The
Shapes Game

Rogers

I Spy

The
Very Busy Spider

Carle

Spatial patterns, size, time
Webpage
Upside-Downers Anno Mirror
image; topology; point of view; perspective
Wing
on a Flea
Emberley Geometric
shapes
MEASUREMENT AUTHOR COMMENTS
Actual
Size
Jenkins Compare
with actual size animals/parts of animals
Big
and Little
Jenkins Animal
sizes

Blue
Sea

Kalan

Size
Counting
Crocodiles
Sierra
Counting
to 26; problem solving, compare sizes

Happy
Birthday Sam

Hutchins

Height, age
The
Line Up Book
Russo Nonstandard
linear measurement
Mrs
Armitage On Wheels
Blake Balance,
weight, speed, ratio
Papa,
Please Get Me the Moon
Carle Large
foldout pages, size
Webpage
Seven
Blind Mice

Young Names
& days of week
Caldecott Winner

Sizes

Wise

Size

Strega
Nona

de Paola

Volume; quarter & half pages
1976 Caldecott winner
Ten
Beads Tall
Adams Height,
length, spatial placement from floor; includes beads for measuring pictures
The
Grouchy Ladybug
Carle Hour by
hour; increasing
The
Line Up Book
Russo Length
Where’s
My Teddy?
Alborough Size
MONEY AUTHOR COMMENTS
26
Letters and 99 Cents
Hoban Addition
& subtraction; money; counting by fives and tens

Max’s
Money

Slater
Money
Town
Mouse Country Mouse
Brett Online
money
activity
NUMBER
SENSE
AUTHOR COMMENTS
A
Creepy Countdown
Huck Halloween;
number correspondence from 1-10
Webpage
Alfie’s
Numbers
Hughes Counting
& patterns

A
Pair of Socks

Murphy
Pairs,
patterns, and differences

A
Three Hat Day

Geringer

Permutations & combinations
Lesson
The
Baby’s Catalogue
Ahlberg Sorting
& grouping

Beep-Beep,
Vroom-Vroom

Murphy

Sequences; permutations

The
Button Box
(Spanish)

Reid

Sorting, comparison
Chicka
Chicka 1 2 3
Martin,
Sampson & Ehlert
Count
to 99 by ones and tens
Comet’s
Nine Lives
Brett Online
rounding numbers
and ordinal
numbers

The
Crayon Counting Book

Ryan

Even, odd, words meaning “two”

Each
Orange Had 8 Slices

Giganti

Counting to 54; repeated addition; multiplication
Webpage
Exactly
the Opposite
Hoban Opposites
Missing
Mittens
Murphy Odd
and even numbers

The
Napping House

Wood

Patterns
Next
Please
Jandl &
Junge
Ordinal
numbers
Popcorn Asch Estimating
Seaweed
Soup
Murphy 1-1
correspondence

What
Comes in 2′s, 3′s and 4′s?

Aker

Counting by 2s & 3s; skip counting; use with calculator constant key
PATTERNS AUTHOR COMMENTS
Brown
Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Martin Rhyme of
colored animals appearing
Color
Zoo
Ehlert Cutouts
that build up shape of animals
Don’t
Forget the Bacon
Hutchins Remember
list to buy
The
Grouchy Ladybug
Carle Hour by
hour; increasing
Hide
and Snake
Baker Make patterned
snakes with beads, pasta, buttons, etc
If
You Give a Moose a Muffin
Numeroff Sequencing
events
If
You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Numeroff Sequencing
events
If
You Give Pig a Pancake
Numeroff Sequencing
events
If
You Take a Mouse to School
Numeroff Sequencing
events
If
You Take a Mouse to the Movies
Numeroff Sequencing
events
Jump
Frog Jump!
Kalan Food chain
Polar
Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?
Martin Sequencing
sounds
Rosie’s
Walk
Hutchins Rosie is
unaware she is being followed by fox
Round
Trip
Jonas Black &
white; trip to city then turn book over and read return trip
What’s
Next, Nina?
Kassirer Patterns
of beads on necklace
PROBABILITY
& STATISTICS
AUTHOR COMMENTS

The
Best Vacation Ever

Murphy

Graphs
The
Button Box
Reid Sorting
buttons
Eat
Up, Gemma
Hayes
& Omerod
Sorting,
data handling
Farmer
Duck
Waddell Data
handling

Hanukkah

Schotter

Multicultural story
The
Hat
Brett Online
chart
activity

Jesse
Bear, What Will You Wear?

Carlstrom

Combinations
Mouse
Tales
Lobel Seven short
stories to choose amongst
My
First Look at Sorting
(Spanish)
Oliver What
doesn’t belong?
Where
Does It Go?

(Spanish)
Miller Tell
what set it belongs to
PROBLEM
SOLVING
AUTHOR COMMENTS
Counting
Crocodiles
Sierra
Counting
to 26; problem solving, compare sizes
Frog
in the Middle
(oop)
Gretz Problem
solving and reasoning activities
Have
You Seen My Cat?
Carle Matching
cats; congruence; properties; size

Too
Many Hopkins

de Paola

Sequencing events
SORTING AUTHOR COMMENTS
Color
Zoo
Ehlert Cutouts
that build up shape of animals
A
House is a House for Me
Hoberman Probability;
rhyme
Icky
Bug Counting Book
Pallotta Count
bugs; classify & sort
Is
It Read? Is It Yellow? Is It Blue?
 Hoban  Sorting
by color
People Spier   Diverse
cultures
Shoes,
Shoes, Shoes
Morris Sorting
into types of shoes
Toby
Counts His Marbles
Szekeres Sort, count,
group marbles by attribute
TIME AUTHOR COMMENTS
A
Busy Year
Lionni Month by
month
All
in One Hour
Crummel
& Donohue
What can
happen to a cat & mouse in one hour?
The
Apple Pie Tree
Hall Time sequence
of apple seed to apple pie
Chicken
Soup with Rice
Sendak Food for
each month
The
Grouchy Ladybug
Carle Hour by
hour; increasing
The
Napping House
Wood Night turns
into day

The
New Baby Calf
(French)

Chase

Seasons
Nine
O’Clock Lullaby
Singer Time
zones around the world
P.
Bear’s New Year’s Party
Lewis Analog
clock on each page
Sunshine Ormerod Daily
schedule
The
Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle Eating through
days of the week
When
I Learn to Tell Time
(oop)
Johnson