Alphabets, Colors, Numbers and Shapes

By: Baker, Keith, 1953-
Big Fat Hen counts to ten with her friends and all her chicks
By: Ehlert, Lois.
An alphabetical tour of the world of fruits and vegetables, from apricot and artichoke to yam and zucchini.
By: Murray, Alison, (Illustrator)
A puppy tries everything he can think of to get a taste of an apple pie resting on the kitchen table.
By: Terry, Sonya.
Rhyming text and photographs depict an alphabet tour as young readers follow a tabby cat to learn about a library, from "A" is for author to "Z" is for catching zzz's.
By: Carle, Eric.
A vibrantly colored story by the award-winning author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar invites youngsters to tap into their creativity through the story of an artist who painted the world just as he saw it in his imagination. Includes biographical information about the German painter Franz Marc, who created unconventional animal paintings in the early 1900s.
By: Crews, Donald.
Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.
By: Horáček, Petr.
A little girl sees a beautiful butterfly in the garden one day and while searching for the butterfly the next day she is amazed by all of the other colors in the garden.
By: Martin, Bill, 1916-2004.
Animal illustrations and captions provide an entertaining introduction to color concepts and word-recognition skills.
By: Demarest, Chris L.
An alphabetic look at a firefighter's day.
By: McCue, Lisa.
Quiet Bunny loves the beautiful colors of springtime in the forest so much, he wants to change his fur's winter colors.
By: Slater, Dashka.
After taking a walk with his mother, Baby's new white shoes with the blue stripe are covered with a variety of colors.
By: Walsh, Ellen Stoll.
Three white mice who live on a piece of white paper so that the cat will not see them discover three jars of paint and nearly blow their camoflage
By: Anno, Mitsumasa, 1926-
A counting book depicting the growth in a village and surrounding countryside during twelve months.
By: Beaty, Andrea.
Escaping their unfulfilling farm life for excitement on the road, Farmer McFitt's mischievous sheep dream of joining the circus, surfing at the beach and posing as "art" in a museum while the long-suffering farmer attempts to round them all up in time for a woolly surprise. By the author of Firefighter Ted.
By: Emberley, Rebecca.
One by one, ten little monsters appear and then disappear from the page.
By: Maloney, Peter, 1955 Nov. 7-
An age-appropriate introduction to counting and plural nouns features die-cut windows that frame a single object before revealing whimsical groups on subsequent pages, providing a cumulative tracking row of images on page bottoms and a hidden airplane image on every spread. By the creators of The Magic Hockey Stick.
By: Walsh, Ellen Stoll.
As a hungry snake gathers mice to eat, counting off as he deposits them in a jar, the clever mice count down as they outwit the snake and escape
By: Frazier, Craig, 1955-
Circular shapes are spotted in familiar objects and everyday situations.
By: Emberley, Ed.
In a tale first published forty years ago, rhymes combined with colorful drawings teach children to recognize shapes of circles, triangles, and rectangles in things they see daily.
By: Thong, Roseanne.
As a little girl discovers things round, square, and rectangular in her urban neighborhood, she is reminded of her Chinese American culture.
By: Gág, Wanda, 1893-1946.
Follows a little bunny as it scampers through the alphabet.
By: Martin, Bill, 1916-2004.
In a rhythmic alphabet chant, all the letters race one another up the coconut tree
By: Litwin, Eric.
As he walks down the street, Pete the cat sings about his brand new white shoes as they change from red to blue to brown to wet.
By: Ehlert, Lois.
Introduces colors and shapes with illustrations of shapes on die-cut pages that form animal faces when placed on top of one another.
By: Katz, Karen.
Babies see different shapes and identify objects representing those shapes, including pizza as a circle, a window as a square, and a sailboat as a triangle.