If You Hopped Like A Frog by David Schwartz

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Did you know that a frog can jump 20 times its body weight? Or that an ant can lift an object 50 times its weight? By applying these ratios and proportions to their own bodies, readers will discover what they could do if they had the amazing abilities of animals.
 

About David Schwartz

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With the same energy, humor and clarity found in his 50 books, David wows audiences at schools around the United States and beyond. David is an accomplished storyteller and a master at getting kids to think and have fun at the same time. His presentations lead children on entertaining and educational journeys that combine math, science, reading and writing. David also gives keynote presentations and workshops for educators at professional conferences. James Warhola is the illustrator of "If You Hopped Like a Frog" and "The Christmas Blizzard,
 
Published September 1, 1999 by Scholastic Press. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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In this high-spirited book, Schwartz does for ratio and proportion what he did for numbers in How Much Is a Million? The author, in an opening letter to readers, admits his secret childhood wish: that

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The author, in an opening letter to readers, admits his secret childhood wish: that he could ""hop like a frog,"" which leads to its corollary--""Once you know that a frog can jump twenty times its body length, you can figure out how far you could hop if you hopped like a frog."" Schwartz continu...

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