This counting book does not appear to be intended for young children just learning to count Some of the items being counted are abstract concepts that they wouldn t understand One examples is two sleeps until the big day However, the book could work for older children who d enjoy acomplex variation on counting books written for preschoolers. The Hueys are egg shaped people This is a great series that tackles quite complex ideas simply for the target age range 3 8.In this book, the concept is none zero as a number Most children learn to count from 1, so I love this book It reinforces addition 0 1 is 1 and subtraction 1 less than 1 is 0 , and adds one to count from 0 to 10 and then takes them all away to get 0 again.Some of the depictions are hilarious I love the 4 tantrums children will be able to relate, whether it s a The Hueys are egg shaped people This is a great series that tackles quite complex ideas simply for the target age range 3 8.In this book, the concept is none zero as a number Most children learn to count from 1, so I love this book It reinforces addition 0 1 is 1 and subtraction 1 less than 1 is 0 , and adds one to count from 0 to 10 and then takes them all away to get 0 again.Some of the depictions are hilarious I love the 4 tantrums children will be able to relate, whether it s a sibling or themselves and the 5 hats hats are a big thing for many children, especially in dressups Balancing the oranges is just funny read the book 10 Apples Up On Top next , as is guessing the gift children will love the wrong guesses.The book also includes a short factual note about the mathematics and history of zero if adults want to explore the concept further with children.Overall this is an essential addition in kindergarten and school libraries and in junior primary maths classes Picture Book Favorites Probably the most entertaining counting book I ve ever read. Hooray foradventures with the super kooky Hueys We adored this None the Number is a super fun counting Huey adventure It is filled with all the wit and charm you can always expect with a Jeffers book The Hueys are having a number discussion It all kicks off with one Huey trying to explain to the other about the number 0.Leave it to those quirky little fellows to put a cheeky little bit of confusion into counting Is none really an number What do you think Each page is filled with supe Hooray foradventures with the super kooky Hueys We adored this None the Number is a super fun counting Huey adventure It is filled with all the wit and charm you can always expect with a Jeffers book The Hueys are having a number discussion It all kicks off with one Huey trying to explain to the other about the number 0.Leave it to those quirky little fellows to put a cheeky little bit of confusion into counting Is none really an number What do you think Each page is filled with super simplistic illustrations that are just gorgeous to gaze at We particularly liked the 9 naughty seagulls, that were trying to steal poor Frank s chips.The ending is totally smile worthy None the Number is another fab Huey tale that is full of humour We can t wait to have somefun with these little guys Lots of picture books explore counting one to ten, but not many tackle the concept of none Oliver Jeffers returns to his hilariously expressive Hueys to help explain Along the way we count some rather unusual fare The number of Kevin s daily tantrums, the number of seagulls after Frank s chips, and a rather splendid collection of chairsOliver Jeffers is an award winning and best selling author illustrator Every small person ought to spend a little time exploring his wonderful imaginatio Lots of picture books explore counting one to ten, but not many tackle the concept of none Oliver Jeffers returns to his hilariously expressive Hueys to help explain Along the way we count some rather unusual fare The number of Kevin s daily tantrums, the number of seagulls after Frank s chips, and a rather splendid collection of chairsOliver Jeffers is an award winning and best selling author illustrator Every small person ought to spend a little time exploring his wonderful imagination His illustrations are simple but captivating and gloriously expressive If you are a fan already, then this offering will not disappoint How many copies of Oliver s new book do you have in your hands right now None That s right But luckily, that can be easily rectified Onethan none is one, and that is a good number of copies to start with.I award this book, with much enthusiasm, the same number of stars as Rupert has hats to choose from Can you guess how many that is. Ok let s just start with the two Hueys on the title page who are holding up fingers to indicate Zero, one, two, three They totally look like they are throwing up gang signs, and I LOVE THAT.Then let s address the fact that FOUR is the number of tantrums Kevin throws every day Some kids will nod and go, I know a kid like Kevin, and others will be like, Man, I m so glad Kevin isn t my brother, while still others will be reassured I totally throw four tantrums a day, they ll think Whew Ok let s just start with the two Hueys on the title page who are holding up fingers to indicate Zero, one, two, three They totally look like they are throwing up gang signs, and I LOVE THAT.Then let s address the fact that FOUR is the number of tantrums Kevin throws every day Some kids will nod and go, I know a kid like Kevin, and others will be like, Man, I m so glad Kevin isn t my brother, while still others will be reassured I totally throw four tantrums a day, they ll think Whew I appear to be within normal levels SIX is fishermen waiting for the bus, and if you think Oliver Jeffers is not affected by living in Brooklyn surrounded by hepcats, just take a look at the peacoat and Breton jersey to say nothing of the hats on this page.NINE is seagulls trying to snag Frank s french fries, which reminds me of a tragic story involving a saltshaker on the Ocean City boardwalk That poor bird.So all told, I d have to call None the Number my favorite one to ten book since One Was Johnny Some time ago, my 4 year old son proudly showed me how he could make 6 adding 3 3, and 2 2 2 I showed him we could do 5 1 and 4 2 too Then he realized we could make 1 2 3 and 1 1 4 I was so excited I decided to push him a little further and showed him we could make 6 0 6 His smile faded from his face all of a sudden, and very serious he told me Mom, zero is not a number When I came across this book I knew it was perfect for him.This is an original counting book Forget about counting con Some time ago, my 4 year old son proudly showed me how he could make 6 adding 3 3, and 2 2 2 I showed him we could do 5 1 and 4 2 too Then he realized we could make 1 2 3 and 1 1 4 I was so excited I decided to push him a little further and showed him we could make 6 0 6 His smile faded from his face all of a sudden, and very serious he told me Mom, zero is not a number When I came across this book I knew it was perfect for him.This is an original counting book Forget about counting conventional things like apples, butterflies or candy corn The kids will not only count up to ten, but they will play with the concept of the none , or zero Though the word zero is never used in the story.The Hueys are hilarious The illustrations are simple but funny This is my first Hueys book but I ll checkout for sure.Age range 4 to 6 years old.Check outchildren s book reviews in my Reviews in Chalk Blog This book makes counting fun I have to admit, when I was young, and someone told me that zero was a number I could not wrap my head around it I so wish I had this book to help me understand the none is a number You just have to look at it through the Huey s eyes.With simple illustrations, the Hueys will guide your young scholar with the challenging task of learning to count Be it one blue phone or five hats or ten trumpeters walking by when they are all gone you are left with none.I love This book makes counting fun I have to admit, when I was young, and someone told me that zero was a number I could not wrap my head around it I so wish I had this book to help me understand the none is a number You just have to look at it through the Huey s eyes.With simple illustrations, the Hueys will guide your young scholar with the challenging task of learning to count Be it one blue phone or five hats or ten trumpeters walking by when they are all gone you are left with none.I loved this bookthan I thought I would and I am sure that the time you and your young reader spend together will be a delight to you both Those droll little ovals, the Hueys, return in this third picture book devoted to their adventures, following upon The Hueys in the New Sweater and Learn to count with theNew York Times bestselling artist of THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT and his hilarious cast of Hueys Is none a number you might ask I m glad you did The answer is Yes For example, how many lumps of cheese do you see next to you The answer, depending on where you are, is likely none Counting with the reader all the way up to ten, the Hueys explain numbers as only they can Such as The numberis the number of tantrums thrown by Dave every dayis the number of oranges balanced on things Andis the number of seagulls who attacked Frank s French fries Together they make quite a spectacle But when you take away all of these fun illustrations in the book You re left with none This funny and accessible counting book fromNew York Times bestseller Oliver Jeffers The Day the Crayons Quit This Moose Belongs to Me gives the Hueys one reason to be every young child s best friends