Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar

Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar

by Mitsumasa Anno
     
 

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"Superbly demonstrating the conception of factorials in mathematics, the text and pictures combine to present a lesson in a palatable form as well as the pleasure of looking at pictures that only Mitsumasa Anno could invent." — Publishers Weekly"The book moves logically and elegantly from the concrete to the abstract. Once made clear, the concept is

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"Superbly demonstrating the conception of factorials in mathematics, the text and pictures combine to present a lesson in a palatable form as well as the pleasure of looking at pictures that only Mitsumasa Anno could invent." — Publishers Weekly"The book moves logically and elegantly from the concrete to the abstract. Once made clear, the concept is unforgettable, but the book entices the reader to return for further appreciation of the artistry with which it was designed." — The Horn Book"If you want a book that does a good selling job on the factorial concept, this one works." — School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780698117532
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
315,533
Product dimensions:
8.33(w) x 9.95(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile:
AD380L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Mitsumasa Anno was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the highest honor attainable in the field of children's book illustration in 1984.  His original art will be displayed at the gallery opening of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Northhampton, MA.  Mr. Anno lives in Japan.

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