Full House: An Invitation to Fractions (Paperback)
An Invitation to Fractions
Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763641306, 24pp.
Publication Date: August 11, 2009
"Fresh, whimsical illustrations fairly fl oat off the pages. Rhyming text invites readers. . . . A fun choice for reinforcing the concept of fractions." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL Miss Bloom runs the Strawberry Inn, and she loves visitors. All through the day she welcomes a cast of hilarious characters until all the rooms are taken. It's a full house But in the middle of the night, Miss Bloom senses that something is amiss -- and sure enough, the guests are all downstairs eating dessert. Readers will be inspired to do the math and discover that one delicious cake divided by five hungry guests and one doting hostess equals a perfect midnight snack at the Strawberry Inn. Piece of cake.
About the Author
Dayle Ann Dodds is the author of numerous picture books for children, including THE SHAPE OF THINGS, TEACHER'S PETS, THE GREAT DIVIDE: A MATHEMATICAL MARATHON, and MINNIE'S DINER: A MULTIPLYING MENU. A former elementary school teacher, she lives in Carmel Valley, California. Abby Carter has illustrated many books for children, including MY HIPPIE GRANDMOTHER, ANDY SHANE AND THE VERY BOSSY DOLORES STARBUCKLE, and ANDY SHANE AND THE PUMPKIN TRICK. She lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut.