12 Counting Books That
Won’t Bore You

by Janssen Bradshaw

Photo credit: Seana Williamson

The thing about counting books is that there aren’t going to be a lot of surprises. Nine is always going to come after eight and before ten. Still, a good author and illustrator can make the simplest type of book fun and engaging.

Here are nine counting books that will help your little one learn to count, but won’t leave you yawning. Win-win, I’d say.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2015 and updated in 2022.