How many Snails?: A Counting Book written by Paul Giganti, Jr. and Illustrated by Donald Crews
Bibliographic Information: Giganti, P., & Crews, D. (1988). How many snails?: A counting book. New York, NY: Greenwillow Books.
Annotation: Throughout this book, Paul Giganti asked detailed counting questions about objects. These objects included flowers, fishes, snails, starfishes, dogs, books, cupcakes, and stars.
Grade Level: Preschool – 2nd Grade
Interested Readers: Interested readers could include readers that are interested in counting and noticing different characteristics in objects.
Personal Response and Rating: I enjoyed this book; I thought that it was a book that students could count, but also decipher different characteristics of objects. I could also see this book being used in a lesson, and students could make their own questions about certain objects. I would give this book a 5/5 star rating.
Text-Dependent Question: How many sail boats were there in the book?