Reading Math – Picture Books

These are a few of my family’s favorite math-related picture books. They’re all great for cuddling up and reading math with your little ones.

      • Fraction Fun, by David A. Adler

    • Pigs Will Be Pigs, by Amy Axelrod*
    • Hanukkah: A Counting Book in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish, by Emily Sper
    • Lemonade, by Rosa Drew
    •  Quail Can’t Decide, by Jacquelyn Reinach
    • Ten Black Dots, by Donald Crews
    • Quack and Count, by Keith Baker
    • 12 Ways to Get to 11, by Eve Merriam
    • Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book, by Muriel Feelings
    • The Crayola Counting Book, by Rozanne Lanczak Williams
    • Math-terpieces: The Art of Problem-Solving, by Greg Tang*
    • Ten Sly Piranhas, by William Wise
    • A Bargain for Frances, by Russell Hoban
    • The Fly On the Ceiling: A Math Myth, by Dr. Julie Glass*
    • Anno’s Magic Seeds, by Mitsumasa Anno
    • One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktaleby Demi*
    • The Greedy Triangleby Marilyn Burns
    • How Much Is a Million?by David M. Schwartz*
    • Math Curseby Jon Scieszka
    • Millions of Catsby Wanda Gág
    • The Very Hungry Caterpillarby Eric Carle
    • If You Made a Millionby David M. Schwartz*
    • The Doorbell Rangby Pat Hutchins
    • Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violinby Lloyd Moss
    • A Remainder of Oneby Elinor J. Pinczes*
    • Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jarby Masaichiro Anno
    • Perfect Squareby Michael Hall*
    • The King’s Chessboardby David Birch*
    • How Many Jelly Beans?by Andrea Menotti
    • Anno’s Counting Bookby Mitsumasa Anno
    • Over in the Meadow: An Old Nursery Counting Rhymeby Paul Galdone
    • One Hundred Hungry Antsby Elinor J. Pinczes*
    • 2 X 2 = Boo!: A Set of Spooky Multiplication Storiesby Loreen Leedy*
    • Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sundayby Judith Viorst*
    • Little Cloudby Eric Carle

*Great for all ages, including older kids

What are some of your family’s favorites? Let us know in the comments!

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