The Warlord's Puzzleby Virginia Pilegard, Nicolas Debon
A young peasant boy convinces his poor but wise father to enter a contest to solve the warlord's puzzle, which is actually the original tangram. Recommended by the Califorina Department of Education.
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Virginia Walton Pilegard wrote The Warlord's Puzzle as part of a teaching unit that uses informal geometry to strengthen students' visual learning abilities. Mrs. Pilegard studied elementary mathematics and completed both a B.A. and M.A. in Education. She then went on to teach elementary grades and in juvenile correction schools.
Nicolas Debon is a freelance illustrator in Versailles, France. In addition to his illustrations for the Warlord's Series , he is also the author/illustrator of several other books, including two Canadian Governor General's Literary Award finalists.
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