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Picture Books: Counting

Guide to children's picture books about the alphabet, colors, holidays, and more!


Anno's Counting by by Mitsumasa Anno

Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang

1, 2, 3 to the Zoo by Eric Carle

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow

Chicka Chicka 1 2 3 by Bill Martin Jr.

Mouse Count by Ellen Stoll Walsh

Recent Releases

Counting Crows by Kathi Appelt

Stack the Cats by Susie Ghahremani

Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown by Eric Litwin

1 Big Salad by Juana Medina

Is That Wise, Pig? by Jan Thomas

Bear Counts by Karma Wilson

Staff Picks

1, 2, 3, Peas! by Keith Baker

Hippos Go Berserk by Sandra Boynton

One Gorilla by Anthony Browne

Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd

Roar: A Noisy Counting Book by Pamela Duncan Edwards

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin

One by Kathryn Otoshi

One Duck Stuck by Phyllis Root

And More!

Big Fat Hen by Keith Baker

Count the Monkeys by Mac Barnett

Over in the Ocean by Marianne Berkes

Night Light by Nicholas Blechman

1 2 3 vs. A B C by Mike Boldt

Fifteen Animals by Sandra Boynton

The Hueys in None the Number by Oliver Jeffers

One More Sheep by Mij Kelly

Have You Seen My Dragon? by Steve Light

Mouse Went Out to Get a Snack by Lyn McFarland

One Frog Sang by Shirley Parenteau

Two at the Zoo by Danna Smith

Librarian's Pick