This book is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for kindergarten and first-grade mathematics in operations and algebraic thinking: (K.OA.1-5) and (1.OA.1-8). We have 8 little chicks. / We add 1 more, then / we add 1 more. / Now we have ten! / Bright photographs of puppets, marbles, chicks, dogs, and other fun objects, a rhyming text, and a fun game help children learn to add. This book teaches children how to connect numbers with a value and introduces them to mathematical equations. As the author explains, "This is a book about experiencing addition through hands-on play and exploration."
About the Author
Jean Marzollo is the author of Help Me Learn Numbers 0–20, The Little Plant Doctor: A Story About George Washington Carver, and many award-winning books for children, parents, and teachers, including the I Spy series. She lives with her husband in New York State's Hudson Valley. Her website is www.jeanmarzollo.com.
Chad Phillips is the photographer of Help Me Learn Numbers 0–20. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and daughter.