It's almost time for the show to begin -- but where are all the lizards? As a frantic snake looks high and low for the performers, they start to arrive, first by fives and then by tens. Will all fifty lizards show up in time?
A lively rhymed story and pictures bursting with color introduce the math concept of counting by fives and tens, an important first step in learning addition and multiplication.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.
Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.
JoAnn Adinolfi was born in New York City, on Staten Island. She is the author-illustrator of Tina's Diner. She has also illustrated Mrs. Cole on an Onion Roll: And Other School Poems by Kalli Dakos, Halloween Hoots and Howls by Joan Horton, and Johnny Germ Head by James Quigley. She now lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.From Booklist:
PreS-K. Part of the ongoing Math Start series, which offers math concepts in picture-book format for a variety of levels, this book introduces the multiples of five, as lizards of different colors travel through the pages on unicycles, a hot-air balloon, an airplane, and other modes of transport, while a green snake looks on. Finally, the number 50 is reached, and lizards explode in all directions. Written in short couplets, the simple text describes the ever-increasing number of lizards, but the highlight of the book is the effective design. An intelligent blending of white space and colors make each double-page spread visually stand out. A box on one side of each page helps children keep track of the multiplying lizards, and a closing section offers adults a few more ideas for easy math education. Todd Morning
Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description HarperCollins, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060001305