Enjoy looking at lots of different pictures - and have lots of fun counting at the same time! Here are all the numbers up to ten, illustrated in a variety of ways to engage the young child. The numbers are shown in letters and figures, and in bright photographs of familiar objects, such as two warm gloves, a dog's four legs, or eight building blocks. The simple, lively text encourages reading skills and interactive questioning. Young readers will love counting all the various objects, from one shiny balloon to ten fingers, either on their own or with an adult. Experts agree that young children respond more immediately to photographs than to illustrations. This first words and picture boardbook is visually appealing, designed for preschoolers to enjoy and to learn from. It is full of fun images of youngsters just like them, together with cute animals, plants, food, toys and other items - from one teddy bear to ten toes. Kids can copy the girl counting on her fingers along the way. Devised with the help of educational specialists, this book combines straightforward text with bold, bright photographs to promote the development of literacy and numeracy skills. The images are carefully grouped into visual and subject patterns, such as showing animals with certain numbers of legs. This encourages young readers to make connections, and to see how various things develop, work and link together.