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Same Old Horse: Making Predictions (MathStart 2 Series)

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Stuart J. Murphy travels all over the UnitedStates talking to thousands of kids. And you'll never believe what they talk about: MATH! Stuart shows kids that they use math every day — to share a pizza, spend their allowance, even sort socks. Stuart writes funny stories about math — and if you read his books, you'll start to see the fun in math, too.

Same Old Horse

Hankie wants to be unpredictable, but the other horses are sure he'll always be ...

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Overview

Stuart J. Murphy travels all over the UnitedStates talking to thousands of kids. And you'll never believe what they talk about: MATH! Stuart shows kids that they use math every day — to share a pizza, spend their allowance, even sort socks. Stuart writes funny stories about math — and if you read his books, you'll start to see the fun in math, too.

Same Old Horse

Hankie wants to be unpredictable, but the other horses are sure he'll always be the same old Hankie. Someone's in for a surprise in this story about making predictions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060557713
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/23/2005
  • Series: MathStart 2 Series
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 197,274
  • Age range: 6 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.74 (w) x 7.82 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Meet the Author

Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.

This is Mike Gutch's first children's book other than his unpublished "book" he wrote in third grade about New York State, which coincidentally is where he resides, in the town of Pelham, just outside of New York City. Mike lives with his wife and four children. When he's not making peanut butter and honey sandwiches for them or working for the Man, he's enjoying the great outdoors. If you'd like to send him a note on the book or advice on how to get anything unstuck, you can email him at mikestuckgutch@gmail.com.

Steve Bjorkman has illustrated more than seventy books for children, including the New York Times bestselling Dirt on My Shirt by Jeff Foxworthy, Emily's Everyday Manners by Peggy Post and Cindy Post Senning, I Hate English! by Ellen Levine, and Safari Park by Stuart J. Murphy. He also creates greeting cards with his brother, Carl, and together they have sold millions through Recycled Paper Greetings. Steve lives with his wife and three children in Irvine, California.

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