Monster Mathby Anne Miranda, Polly Powell
One little monster waits for the first birthday guest to arrive. . . . There's a knock on the door, and now there are two! Now three! Now four! The guests keep arriving until fifty partying monsters wreak havoc and Monster Mom decides that enough is enough. The partygoers reluctantly depart until just that one little monster remains-after the best birthday party ever. Little ones can learn counting and basic math concepts while they're laughing over the rollicking rhymes and hilarious, energetic illustrations.
"The pages are filled with action."School Library Journal
"A story of comic chaos."Publishers Weekly (starred review)
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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- Edition description:
- 1 ED
- Product dimensions:
- 10.24(w) x 9.99(h) x 0.35(d)
- Age Range:
- 3 - 7 Years
Meet the Author
ANNE MIRANDA is the author of the ABBY Honor Book To Market, To Market. She lives in Madrid, Spain.
POLLY POWELL has illustrated one other children's book, her own Just Dessert. She lives and paints in northern California.
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A fun romp through a monster birthday party, I love reading this book on birthdays in my class as much as they love engaging with it. (I teach special education elemnetary aged kids.) I have to admit, not to give the ending, but the couch with the bite taken out ... rip roaring fun. The only downside of the fabulous art is that when fifty monsters take the pages, some are on the edge and hard to find (and for teachers like me who adapt books for special kids, we need room to label). But otherwise, a solid read with great lesson planning potential.