It's Probably Penny
A delightful companion to Measuring Penny
Lisa's class is learning about probability. For part of her homework, she has to think of an event that will happen, one that might happen, and one that can't happen. Who is that Boston terrier that keeps popping into Lisa's imagination? It's probably Penny!
Loreen Leedy is widely praised for her ability to make concepts fun and accessible to children, and she has done it again in this great introduction to probability.
It's Probably Penny is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
Praise For It's Probably Penny…
“Leedy scores again with this engaging mathematical tale.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Librarians will most certainly want this follow-up to Measuring Penny and Mapping Penny's World, which are probably in circulation at this very moment.” —School Library Journal
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805073898, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 17, 2007
About the Author
Loreen Leedy is the author/illustrator of many children’s books, including It’s Probably Penny, Mapping Penny’s World and the best-selling Measuring Penny. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, she majored in art in college but wasn’t sure what kind of artist she wanted to be. She started out making jewelry in the shape of pigs, cats, dragons, and other animals, and then one day she started making book characters out of her animals. She lives with her husband in central Florida.