Who knew math could be so fun? These 18 zany rhyming riddles involve addition, subtraction, and simple multiplication to calculate everything from poodle weights to travel time. And for anyone who's stumped, the answers are included in mirror -writing below each riddle.
J. Patrick Lewis's clever rhymes and kid-friendly illustrations by bestselling illustrator Frank Remkiewicz add up to a thoroughly engaging book that will inspire even the most reluctant mathematicians to reach for their pencils! 8-1/8 X 10-1/2. Full-color illustrations
Author Biography: J. Patrick Lewis has written more than twenty-five books for children, including Freedom Like Sunlight: Praisesongs for Black Americans and Riddle-icious, which was deemed "irresistible" by School Library Journal. He lives in Ohio.
Frank Remkiewicz is best known for his illustrations in the beloved Froggy series. He has illustrated more than sixty books for young people, most recently Horrible Harry Goes to Sea, the newest installment in the popular Horrible Harry series. Mr. Remkiewicz lives on the gulf coast of Florida.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.12(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 9 Years|
About the Author
J. PATRICK LEWIS has written many books for children, including Riddle-Icious and Isabella Abnormella and the Very, Very Finicky Queen of Trouble. He lives in Ohio.
FRANK REMKIEWICZ is best known for illustrating the beloved Froggy series. Arithme-Tickle is his first book for Harcourt. He lives in Florida.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book is wonderful for children that love math, but don't enjoy reading so much. They must read to complete the math related in the poem. Pat Lewis is a delight!
Makes kids really think--excellent brain exercise.