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A ribbiting math adventure!
After being banished to the Abyss of Zero in MULTIPLYING MENACE: THE REVENGE OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN, Rumpelstiltskin is back, and he’s stirring up more trouble than ever. Together with his sidekick, a witch named Matilda, Rumpelstiltskin plots his revenge on Peter and uses his magical powers to divide the kingdom into frogs. Peter and his dog, Zero, must locate the Great Multiplier and find a solution that will break the Great Divide before Rumpelstiltskin has a chance to combine the two mighty math sticks. Can Peter once again save the kingdom in time, or will it meet a green and warty fate?
Young readers will fall in love with this math adventure and learn all about dividing by whole numbers and fractions, as well as division rules for equations involving zero. Beautifully rendered illustrations will grab readers’ attention as they learn basic math skills in a fun and inventive way. Back matter includes a summary of the basics of division.
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Pam Calvert, a former schoolteacher, is the author of MULTIPLYING MENACE: THE REVENGE OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN and PRINCESS PEEPERS. She lives in South Texas.Review:
A hilarious math adventure that will cleverly help your child understand the concept of division. --Veritas Press
The author, Pam Calvert, weaves a fairytale incorporating the rules of division. Young readers ages 7-10 will enjoy the book, which may also be useful for teachers who wish to introduce the math concept of division. --SB & F Magazine
...helpful (division) reinforcement for children... the division notes at the back are well written. The crosses between different animals and human and frogs in Geehan's humorous acrylics will certainly tickle readers' funny bones. --Kirkus Reviews
As the story progresses, facts about how division works are woven into the plot, as well as what happens when one divides by fractions. This book may be useful for teachers wishing to introduce the math concept. --School and Library Journal
"This book would be a good resource in an upper elementary math classroom. It has puzzles throughout, so students can identify the math problems throughout the text. It goes over challenging math concepts, as it also covers dividing by fractions." --Children's Literature
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