The Warlord's Kites

The Warlord's Kites


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The Warlord's Kites by Virginia Pilegard, Nicolas Debon

All is calm in the warlord�s palace, and the artist�s apprentice Chuan sits with his friend Jing Jing, watching the sunset, when an invading army approaches. Jing Jing comes up with an ingenious solution using Chuan�s knowledge of calculating area as well as his handmade paper and ink to frighten the troops into leaving.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589801806
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/30/2004
Series: Warlord's Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

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 Warlordís Series , he is also the author/illustrator of several other books, including two Canadian Governor Generalís Literary Award finalists.

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