In rhyming text, Hispanic children count the things, like pinatas and maracas, that can be seen in their neighborhood.
“A picture book that introduces the concept of numbers, and different ways that numbers are used in the world”
Sometimes, as a treat, Mom takes Charlie and Lola to the store and says they may choose one thing. With Lola bending everyday numbers to her will, the math goes down easy.
It’s easy to learn to count to 100 with the assistance of lots and lots of colorful and expressive apes and monkeys! Gibbons, macaques, chimps, tamarins and more let young children get comfortable with numbers in this primate adventure that is both playful and painless!
“Is none a number?” you might ask. I’m glad you did. The answer is Yes! For example, how many lumps of cheese do you see next to you? The answer, depending on where you are, is likely “none.” Counting with the reader all the way up to ten, the Hueys explain numbers as only they can. Such as: The number 4 is the number of tantrums thrown by Dave every day. 7 is the number of oranges balanced on things. And 9 is the number of seagulls who attacked Frank’s French fries. Together they make quite a spectacle. But when you take away all of these fun illustrations in the book? You’re left with none!
This book teaches the numbers from one to ten using simple raised die-cut shapes on a left-hand page mirrored in the scooped-out forms of the right.
As young readers journey into the natural world, they discover that numbers, patterns, shapes, and much more! These can be found in everyday plants and animals. In Shaping Up Summer, the final title in the Math in Nature series, nature comes to life to help children grasp concepts of geometry, symmetry, and spatial sense.