Life-size coins and a cat named Chester will soon have readers confidently counting coins along with Jessie and her friends at the face-painting booth. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.
This is a Level 3 MathStart book, which is perfect for kids ages 6 and up. The MathStart series uses funny stories and colorful art to show kids that they use math every day, even outside of the classroom Each book features an activity guide to have fun with the math concepts presented in the story.
Stuart J. Murphy travels all over the United States talking to thousands of kids. And you'll never believe what they talk about: MATH Stuart shows kids that they use math every day--to share a pizza, spend their allowance, and even sort socks. Stuart writes funny stories about math--and if you read his books, you'll start to see the fun in math, too.
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About the Author
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.
Lynne Cravath is the illustrator of many popular books for young readers, including the MathStart(R) books Shark Swimathon, the Penny Pot, and Spunky Monkeys on Parade, all by Stuart J. Murphy. Ms. Cravath lives in Phoenix, Arizona.