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The best way to learn to count is from your favorite books. Enjoy this list of counting concept books.The best news? You can check out 60 books with your Richland Library card and when you've finished this list, just call your closest Richland Library location and the staff will recommend more titles for your fan of all things counting.

1-2-3 Peas by Keith Baker
Amazon Says: The peas are back in this counting-themed follow-up to the New York Times bestselling LMNO Peas. Meet the peas—the 1-2-3 Peas! Come along as they count from one to more...
Amazon Says: The peas are back in this counting-themed follow-up to the New York Times bestselling LMNO Peas. Meet the peas—the 1-2-3 Peas! Come along as they count from one to one hundred in this pea-filled picture book that’s packed with bright, bold numbers and playful number-themed scenes. These tiny green mathematicians will have young readers everywhere calling for more peas, please! less...
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Emily J. Says: Ten Black Dots by Donald Crews
Amazon Says: How many black dots?One? Two? Three?What can you make? Read this book and see! more...
Amazon Says: How many black dots?One? Two? Three?What can you make? Read this book and see! less...
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Roar!: A Noisy Counting Book by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Emily J. Says: Roar: A Noisy Counting Book by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Amazon Says: One day, while great big lions lie basking in the sun, a little lion cub goes off to find some fun. Roars the little lion cub. "Who will play with me? 1 red monkey r more...
Amazon Says: One day, while great big lions lie basking in the sun, a little lion cub goes off to find some fun. Roars the little lion cub. "Who will play with me? 1 red monkey rushes up a tree. Poor little lion cub! All he wants is someone to play with, but he is simply too noisy. As the little lion cub Roars his way across the grassland, young picture-book readers can count the African animals, identify them by color...and Roars along too. This rollicking, Roaring poem, about a rambunctious little lion cub, is a collaboration of the talented author and illustrator team Pamela Duncan Edwards and Henry Cole.Children's Pick of the Lists 2000 (ABA) less...
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Emily J. Says: Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count on by Lois Ehlert
Amazon Says: Brightly colored fish introduce young children to counting and basic addition in this fun and simple concept book. “A visual treat from start to finish.”--Booklist more...
Amazon Says: Brightly colored fish introduce young children to counting and basic addition in this fun and simple concept book. “A visual treat from start to finish.”--Booklist less...
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Emily J. Says: Everything I Need to Know Before I'm Five by Valorie Fisher
Amazon Says: Do you know your letters? Can you count to twenty? Learn all that and more in this all-in-one concept picture book. Perfect for kids heading to kindergarten, this book covers more...
Amazon Says: Do you know your letters? Can you count to twenty? Learn all that and more in this all-in-one concept picture book. Perfect for kids heading to kindergarten, this book covers the alphabet, counting, opposites, shapes, colors, and seasons. Award winning author-illustrator Valorie Fisher uses bright, gorgeous photos of retro toys to illustrate these topics in a completely fresh way. Parents will love this stylish and funny approach to basic concepts, while kids will learn, well, everything. less...
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Emily J. Says: Let's Count Goats by Mem Fox
Amazon Says: I can see the airport goats and I can see their cases. But can you count the pilot goats with goggles on their faces? This hilarious count-to-ten book features goats of all more...
Amazon Says: I can see the airport goats and I can see their cases. But can you count the pilot goats with goggles on their faces? This hilarious count-to-ten book features goats of all shapes, sizes, hobbies, and professions—and each spread gives readers a delightful opportunity to count the funny four-legged creatures. Acclaimed author Mem Fox’s renowned humor and infectious rhyme merge with celebrated illustrator Jan Thomas’s bold and brilliant illustrations to make this an instant goat-by-numbers classic. less...
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Amazon Says: If you know the 26 letters of the alphabet, can count to 99, and understand that there is more than one way to make 25 cents out of coins, you have obviously just finished rea more...
Amazon Says: If you know the 26 letters of the alphabet, can count to 99, and understand that there is more than one way to make 25 cents out of coins, you have obviously just finished reading Tana Hoban's brilliant 26 Letters and 99 Cents. Whichever end you start at is only the beginning!This innovative book is two books in one! First, learn the alphabet, then turn the book over and count from 1 to 99 using combinations of coins. less...
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Counting in the Garden by Patrick Hruby
Emily J. Says: Counting in the Garden by Emily Hruby
Amazon Says: COUNTING IN THE GARDEN celebrates the joy of growing flowers, fruits, and vegetables in one's very own garden. This hardcover book is a visual feast from one to twelve. Yo more...
Amazon Says: COUNTING IN THE GARDEN celebrates the joy of growing flowers, fruits, and vegetables in one's very own garden. This hardcover book is a visual feast from one to twelve. Young children will love finding and counting all of the garden treats. Every other page introduces a new plant or animal into the mix until ultimately all twelve additions are featured together in the final, abundantly overgrown garden. COUNTING IN THE GARDEN is sure to appeal to eco-conscious parents and their ""green"" little kids. less...
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Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins
Amazon Says: Ten red apples hanging on a tree. Yippee, fiddle-dee-fee! But they are not there for long. Horse, cow, donkey, pig, hen, and the other farm animals each eat one. "Save one for more...
Amazon Says: Ten red apples hanging on a tree. Yippee, fiddle-dee-fee! But they are not there for long. Horse, cow, donkey, pig, hen, and the other farm animals each eat one. "Save one for me," calls the farmer. But what about the farmer's wife?Count on Pat Hutchins to solve the problem happily. And count the red apples before they are all gone! less...
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Counting on the Woods by DK Publishing
Emily J. Says: Counting on the Woods by George Ella Lyon
Amazon Says: Simply look and wonders will appear. You can count them, anywhere. Here it is a bright woods where a path, a stream, leaves and vines, birds and stones, worms, bugs, and a mys more...
Amazon Says: Simply look and wonders will appear. You can count them, anywhere. Here it is a bright woods where a path, a stream, leaves and vines, birds and stones, worms, bugs, and a mystery all wait to be founded and counted. The woods itself grows on a hundred acres in Appalachian Kentucky, where the photographer lives and the poet often visits. You come too. less...
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Frankie Works the Night Shift by Lisa Westberg Peters
Amazon Says: While everyone else is busy dreaming . . . Z-z-z-z-z-z. . . Frankie is hard at work, cleaning and scheming. There's no time for rest.Clang! Splash! Eeeeeek! But he more...
Amazon Says: While everyone else is busy dreaming . . . Z-z-z-z-z-z. . . Frankie is hard at work, cleaning and scheming. There's no time for rest.Clang! Splash! Eeeeeek! But here's a little secret—Frankie really seems to enjoy the night shift. Is he working hard or hardly working? Open this book and decide for yourself.Good job, Frankie! less...
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Emily J. Says: Fire Truck by Peter Sis
Amazon Says: If you love fire trucksmore than anything,this book is for you. more...
Amazon Says: If you love fire trucksmore than anything,this book is for you. less...
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