Counting Book

Invites the reader to count a variety of animals engaged in different activities.

Every child is a natural mathematician, according to Mitsumasa Anno. Children start count long before they learn their ABC’s, for are constantly comparing and classifying things events observe around them. As try bring sense order into what observe, actually performing basic mathematical feats. In this book, Anno, the creator of brilliantly inventive Anno’s Alphabet, invites young readers on another stimulating adventure imagination-this time world numbers counting. Gentle watercolor pictures show landscape changing through various times day turning seasons, months years, activities people animals who come live there. But seemingly simple plan book deceptive: look more carefully you will see one-to-one correspondences; groups sets; scales tabulations; changes over periods; many other relationships as occur in natural, everyday living. Just our forebears developed number system from observing nature, reader subtly led understand real meaning numbers. Look at again. Each do so, find application concept that had not noticed before.

A counting book in rhyme introduces the reader to various animals and numbers one through ten.