10 Books About Counting to 20

Help children learn all about counting to 20 with this list of ten fun books about counting to 20.

Books About Counting to 20

Using these counting books as inspiration for your math learning activities extends their learning potential even further.

Combine a book from the list with our free, printable Counting to 20 Matching Game or Secret Spy Counting Pages when working with preschool and kindergarten age students or pair with our Number Grid Game for early elementary/primary age students.

RELATED: If you have younger children, practice counting to 10 with this list of books about counting and numbers, or for children ready to tackle larger numbers – Counting to 100 Books. Or counting down to the 100th day of school with your class? Be sure to check out our 100th Day of School Books list.

As with all of my book lists, I encourage you to please take a moment to read reviews and age recommendations for any titles you are unfamiliar with. Each title is linked to an Amazon page where you can find further information (these are affiliate links).

10 Books About Counting to 20

1 to 20, Animals Aplenty by Katie Viggers 1 to 20 animals aplenty
A menagerie of interesting animals in somewhat silly situations will guide children through counting from one to twenty in this sweetly illustrated counting book.
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The Icky Bug Counting Book by Jerry Pallotta The Icky Bug Counting Book
Numbers and letters combine in The Icky Bug Counting Book, inviting readers to start at 0 and count various bugs on each page all the way up to 26. At the end, you discover that there are 26 different bugs because there are 26 letters of the alphabet, and each bug starts with a different letter.
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20 Dinosaurs at Bedtime by Mark Sperring 20 Dinosaurs at Bedtime
This fun bedtime story invites younger children to count the twenty cheerful dinosaurs featured throughout the book.
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Monster Counting Book 1 to 20 by Frances Mackay Monster Counting Book to 20
The fun and brightly colored monsters featured in Monster Counting Book 1 to 20 are just one of MANY things you’ll find to see, name, do and count! Great for kindergarten and early elementary age children.
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Numbers by John J. Reiss Numbers counting concept book
Simple, bright illustrations and bold numbers to 20 make this a wonderful first counting book for young children first learning to count.
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20 Big Trucks in the Middle of the Street by Mark Lee 20 Big Trucks in the Middle of the Street
This lively, rhyming story shares the story of a town load of all sorts of wonderful trucks getting stuck in the road whilst a colorful cast of onlookers considers how to get the trucks rolling again! A perfect counting book for children who love all things trucks and machinery.
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20 Big Trucks in the Middle of Christmas by Mark Lee 20 Big Trucks in the Middle of Christmas
This time the trucks are here to bring holiday cheer! An earth drill, a ladder truck, and a boom truck with a basket crane are all there to lend a hand. But when the star tree-topper falls from the cherry picker and shatters, who will save the day?
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City by Numbers by Stephen T. Johnson City by Numbers
This very clever wordless picture book invites readers to search for the numerals 0 through to 21 in wonderful photographs taken in New York City. A tricky yet rewarding search and find for older children.
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123s of Art by Sabrina Hahn 123s of Art book about counting to 20
With fun rhyme and large, colorful text, 123s of Art will inspire your budding art lovers as they learn to count to 20 by locating objects in classic paintings.
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Eggs and Legs by Michael Dahl Eggs and Legs Counting by twos
A fun and whimsical introduction to counting by twos to twenty as Mrs Hen searches the farmyard for her missing eggs!
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For more books exploring mathematical concepts, be sure to check out the following lists;

35 Books About Shapes  Counting to 100 books for kids  Best Books for Teaching Multiplication
And for more fun, counting to 20 activities, check out these related articles;

Secret Spy Counting Activity Pages  Skip Counting Game