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Animal Numbers

3.58  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Bert Kitchen has created an ingenious counting book. Turn the pages, see the mother animals and count the babies. You will find that the number of babies matches the numeral shown. Count one baby kangaroo in the mother's pouch, two cygnets in procession behind their mother, and go on counting a hundred baby frogs in their different stages of development. Bert Kitchen has ...more
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published March 1st 1992 by Lutterworth Press (first published July 3rd 1987)
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Christina Cabezas
Oct 12, 2015 Christina Cabezas rated it liked it
Title: Animal Numbers
Author: Bert Kitchen
Genre: Counting Book, Picture Book.
Theme(s): Animals, Counting.
Opening line/sentence:
Answer me this
If you're in the mood,
How many babies
In each mother's brood?
Brief Book Summary:
The book offers a unique way to learn counting, as readers are encouraged to count the number of baby animals per page. The book counts from numbers one through ten, and then by fives, tens, and 25. The back page of the book includes a list of animal facts about each animal pres
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Annie
Oct 05, 2008 Annie rated it liked it
Genre: Number Book
Grade Level: Kindergarten

This book goes through the numbers 1-10, 15, 25, 50, 100. On each page their is a specific animal, and then their are that many animals pictured.

I feel like this book can really only be used for kindergarten. It is great in the essence that it introduces numbers and gives the students a real life connection.

Activity 1: Give the students blocks, and for each number have the students connect that many blocks.

Activity 2: Allow the students to create their
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Dolly
Oct 25, 2011 Dolly rated it liked it
Recommends it for: beginning readers and parents reading with them
This is a fun counting book that has very few words. The rhyming introduction is short and each two-page spread depicts a different number of animal babies. We had fun guessing what each animal is, some are obvious, others are a bit more subtle. After we finished the book, I read the Animal Facts at the end that describes each animal and how many babies each animal typically has. Our youngest brought this book home from her first grade class to practice her reading. We enjoyed reading it togethe ...more
Natalie
Mar 07, 2016 Natalie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is about finding out how many babies in each mother's brood with counting. There is an example of a kangaroo with one baby, a swan with two babies, and so forth. There is also a page at the end with what type of animal it was and a fact about it. I thought this was a great way to learn about counting. I enjoyed the illustrations and how you also learned about animals too. This would be great to use in the classroom to learn about counting and animals.
Paige Wehmeyer
This book has been a favorite of mine from my childhood. I enjoy this book because it includes animals and numbers, so the reader gets to learn about both topics in one interesting read. The illustrations are so enticing and are accurate to the numbers even all the way up to 100 common frog. Even in the back of the book their are interesting little blurbs about the animal that represents each number all the way up to the number 100.
ABC
Oct 14, 2010 ABC rated it liked it
Count the babies of each animal. There is not a lot to this book--it is essentially wordless, but it provides the names of the animals at the end of the book.
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