9 Picture Books That Teach Math Concepts

Looking for children’s books that teach, review, and reinforce math concepts in the classroom and at home? Don’t worry, we have you covered. Check out our list.

Uno, Dos, Tres: One Two Three

By Pat Mora

This multilingual counting book uses beautiful illustrations that are drawn on Mexican culture. This charming book provides opportunities for counting and identifying numbers.

The Mission of Addition

By Brian Cleary

The book starts off with a definition of addition and continues with page after page of fun cartoon illustrations and word problems that promote math fluency and mastery.

The Action of Subtraction

By Brian Cleary

This book explains to children what subtraction is and then gives examples in fun and engaging rhyming stories. The book’s silliness will engage those reluctant math learners.

What Time Is It, Mr. Crocodile?

By Judy Sierra

This fun story stars a hungry crocodile who has developed a schedule for his meals. Each drawing includes a clock, which teaches children the fundamentals of telling time.

Measuring Penny

By Loreen Leedy

This charming book teaches children about the various units of measurement. The main character is Penny, and she has an assignment that requires that she measures several items in multiple ways. To complete the task, she enlists her dog to accompany her on this adventure.

Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter

By Cindy Neuschwander

This geometry story teaches children the perimeter and area. Also, the author has an entire Sir Cumference series of geometry-themed books that make math exciting and engaging.

Math Attack!

By Joan Horton

Children can connect to the main character’s uneasiness with the multiplication tables. The simple and catchy rhymes in this book will engage your children and increase their math fluency.

The Multiplying Menace Divides

By Pam Calvert

This story teaches about division, which can be a difficult skill to learn for students who think they hate math.

The Grapes of Math

By Greg Tang

This engaging rhyming book will help your kids become outside of the box problem solvers and critical thinking. The bool challenges children with fun and engaging puzzles and riddles.

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