Barn Cat: A Counting Book

Summary:

Barn Cat is so busy looking for just one thing that she doesn't see all the interesting animals and birds to count.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The beautiful illustrations are colorful, and the counting is cleverly done in rhyming sentences. It is also helpful for animal identification.

Content Awareness Factors:

Probably better for older toddler who follows a story and counting better.


Little Kid Reaction

S/He enjoys this book and trying to count.

Parent Reaction

This will be more fun when child reaches age two or so, and understands the concept of counting more.

Type of Book:
The large pages with illustrations with the cat taking the lead draw the reader into Barn Cat's search.
Educational Themes:

Little readers are just as adept at seeking & searching as the cat…and just as thrilled when they get their 'prize.'

Reading Level:
1.8
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
1 to 5
Age of child:
Started reading with child 18 months old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow it, at least to start with. There are many books available on counting and while this one is fun, it didn't catch toddler's attention as well as some others.

Title Barn Cat: A Counting Book
Author Carol P Saul
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers © 1998
Illustrators Mary Azarian
ISBN 9780316761130
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.95
Genres Math
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