Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions (Paperback)
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Grab your jumbo popcorn—you're invited to the premiere of a 3-D movie, all about those three dimensions!
Trusted math picture book duo David A. Adler and Ed Miller tackle the differences between two- and three-dimensional objects in their signature bright and kid-friendly way. Explaining length, width, and height-- and all the different ways we represent those figures-- Adler shows how changing the dimensions of an object affects its size. . . . with some help from a cast of funny, friendly movie monsters.
Explaining key vocabulary in simple text and offering numerous concrete examples and sample math problems with included solutions, Perimeter, Area, and Volume is a perfect introduction to two- and three-dimensional geometry. The star-studded cast of monsters will help you calculate the perimeter of the set, the area of the movie screen, and the volume of your box of popcorn.
Learning about dimensions has never been so entertaining!
About the Author
David A. Adler taught math for eight years. In that time he learned many things from his students -- including the fact that they thought fractions were hard. So he decided to prove that learning how to work with fractions is not only easy, but also fun! He lives with his family on Long Island. You can learn more about him at www. davidaadler.com.
Edward Miller loves to make concepts clear to kids and has demonstrated that in his previous nonfiction books. School Library Journal praised his Alphabeep: A Zipping, Zooming ABC by Debora Pearson as "stunningly illustrated." He lives in New York City. You can visit his website at www.edmiller.com.
"The explanations are clear and detailed. The bright, computer-enhanced illustrations will appeal to readers and also help to clarify the mathematical concepts. . . . An excellent supplement to reinforce these concepts."—School Library Journal
"The clear, well-focused text leaves plenty of room for imagination in the colorful, digitally rendered illustrations, where cheerful characters romp about, lightening the tone and making the lesson that much easier to absorb. An eye-catching introduction to dimensions."—Booklist