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Squares, Rectangles, and Other Quadrilaterals (Hardcover)
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Geometry is demystified in a new addition to a popular and amusing series of math picture books from a trusted team.
Comical cats and dogs guide kids through the essential characteristics of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, rhomboids, and other quadrilaterals. Angles and degrees are explained in words and useful visuals. Kids will get a handle on geometric vocabulary and can try out plenty of hands-on activities that will help reinforce the concepts. A glossary is included.
About the Author
DAVID A. ADLER is a former math teacher and the author of more than two hundred picture books, biographies, and mysteries for children.
EDWARD MILLER III is the creator of The Tooth Book and Recycling Day as well as the illustrator of 14 other math books by David A. Adler.
"[Adler] emphasizes the rules that determine the correct name for each shape . . . and offers hands-on activities to assist children in proving these details for themselves. . . . a worthwhile addition to the mathematics shelf."—Booklist
"An unintimidating look at math and shapes, and a fine addition to nonfiction collections."—School Library Journal