Inuit storyteller Michael Kusugak shares stories of Arctic life in counting book format. Beginning readers are introduced to Arctic animals – from polar bears to caribou – as well as the landscape and people.
Ten birds are trying to figure out how to get to the other side of the river. The bird they call “Brilliant” devises a pair of stilts. The bird they call “Highly Satisfactory” engineers a raft. One by one, nine resourceful birds make the crossing until a single bird is left behind–the one they call “Needs Improvement.” This bird’s solution proves surprising and absurdly simple. More than a counting book, Ten Birds is a witty story that highlights ingenuity, common sense and the inadequacies of labels.
The purpose of this book is to gain familiarity with the shapes of Arabic numerals by using pictures and stencils. The number chart reinforces the shaped of Arabic numbers and can be used to decorate both classrooms and homes.
In Fibonacci’s Field, Lonely and Chalk Rabbit meet, snuggle together, and then spend a year trying to cope with their ever-increasing brood and the seasonal changes that bring a new challenge each month. Presented in calendar format with one pop-up illustration and other special features.
A counting book in rhyme presents various desert animals and their children, from a mother horned toad and her little toadie one to a mom tarantula and her little spiders ten. Numerals are hidden in each illustration.