Mathematickles! by Betsy Franco

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 3 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis


crisp air
shadows tall
+ cat's thick coat
signs of fall


Join a girl and her cat on a magical tour of the seasons as they wend their way through colorful, math-filled landscapes and jubilant, fun-filled mathscapes.

Poet Betsy Franco and fine artist Steven Salerno playfully combine the language of poetry and simple mathematical concepts with stunning artwork -- an equation that equals Mathematickles!

 

About Betsy Franco

See more books from this Author
Betsy Franco is the author of numerous books for children, including Counting Our Way to the 100th Day! and Mathematickles!, both illustrated by Steven Salerno; and Birdsongs, illustrated by Steve Jenkins. She and her husband live in Palo Alto, California. They have three sons -- two actors and a sculptor. Visit Betsy's website at www.betsyfranco.com. Steven Salerno lives in New York City, where he is an illustrator for magazines and advertising as well as children's books, including The Dirty Little Boy by Margaret Wise Brown.
 
Published June 1, 2003 by Margaret K. McElderry. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Mathematickles!

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Franco adds to her mathematical oeuvre with this clever collection of poems written in the form of equations and grouped by seasonal themes.

| Read Full Review of Mathematickles!

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Franco plus Salerno add up to plenty of fun in this nimble brain teaser. Mixing math and language as she frolics through the four seasons, Franco (Counting Caterpillars and

Jun 16 2003 | Read Full Review of Mathematickles!

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Mixing math and language as she frolics through the four seasons, Franco (Counting Caterpillars and Other Math Poems) plucks equations from scenarios familiar to her audience, from Halloween ("pumpkin – seeds + face = jack-o'-lantern") to snowy days ("1/2 of icicle = ice") to summer vacation ("ro...

| Read Full Review of Mathematickles!

Reader Rating for Mathematickles!
69%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 6 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review