I See a Pattern Here (Hardcover)
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805092097, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 10, 2015
Patterns are fascinating! They can be so beautiful that people come from all over the world to see them, or so familiar you hardly notice them. They appear everywhere: beehives, dinner plates, even the bottoms of your shoes!
With stunning photographs that show diverse examples from nature and artwork around the world, Bruce Goldstone reveals the secrets behind patterns—and gives you some fun ideas for making your own.
This title has Common Core connections.
About the Author
Bruce Goldstone is the author of several books, including Wonderful Winter, Awesome Autumn, I See a Pattern Here, That's a Possibility!, 100 Ways to Celebrate 100 Days, Great Estimations, Greater Estimations and The Beastly Feast. He has worked in educational publishing for nearly twenty years. Growing up in Ohio, Bruce fell in love with reading and the magic of words, and even back then he knew he wanted to be a writer. Books have always been an important part of his life, from buying used paperbacks to his first job, shelving books as a library page. He now lives in New York City with a plethora of pets including one dog, three parakeets, and an aquarium.
Praise For I See a Pattern Here…
“Goldstone gives a thorough primer on the many forms patterns can take, the ways they are constructed, and the places-both natural and manmade-they can be found.... Readers will be hard pressed not to search for patterns everywhere they look after finishing this one.” —Publishers Weekly
“This colorful book challenges readers to recognize patterns and to notice how they differ from one another . . . A useful, attractive introduction to patterns.” —Booklist
“With crisply reproduced pictures...that are as beautiful as they are effective, this successful math lesson doubles as an aesthetic pleasure.” —BCCB
“This attractive picture book is a colorful addition for general collections . . . An excellent overview.
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“* A smart intro to a pivotal math concept.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on That's a Possibility
“* Easily understandable for children and great fun as well. . . . A boon to teachers.” —School Library Journal, starred review on That's a Possibility
“* Wonderfully apropos pictures, solid information and sheer breadth.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review on Awesome Autumn
“A model of how to do it right.” —The New York Times Book Review on Great Estimations