Appealing to a wide range of ages, this book invites young children to count basic numbers and serves as a great introduction to animals in their habitat
Tracks Count is a traditional number book that teaches children to count to 10 while also introducing footprint identification to aspiring animal trackers. From horse to moose to wolf, each page includes a detailed drawing of animal prints as well as an attributing description. The bold illustrations are helpful in teaching children to recognize and identify tracks as well as learn to count.
About the Author
Steve Engel works for the Audubon Society as an adult program coordinator and has worked in the environmental education field for more than 30 years, teaching students of all ages in a variety of settings. Alexander M. Petersen is an illustrator who received his BFA from the University of Northern Iowa. He currently teaches children art with Art4Life. They both live in Portland, Oregon.