Shaping Up Summer by Lizann FlattShaping Up Summer by Lizann Flatt

Shaping Up Summer

byLizann FlattIllustratorAshley Barron

Hardcover | March 15, 2014

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As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes — and much more! — can be found in everyday plants and animals.

What if animals and plants knew math, just like us? Would spiders draw pictures in their webs? Would narwhals sort blocks of ice by shape? Would insects know what’s above and what’s below? In Shaping Up Summer, the final title in the Math in Nature series, nature comes to life to help children grasp concepts of geometry, symmetry, and spatial sense.

This interactive, poetic,and artful picture book series is an enticing way to introduce math to kids — they will laugh, use their imaginations, and learn through activities inspired by the books.

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LIZANN FLATT has written many information books for children, including the Math in Nature series. A former editor of chickaDEE Magazine, her children’s writing has won many honors, including a Distinguished Achievement Award from The Association of Educational Publishers. She lives in Muskoka, Ontario. ASHLEY BARRON is a Toronto-bas...
Title:Shaping Up SummerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 8.76 × 10.87 × 0.38 inPublished:March 15, 2014Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926973879

ISBN - 13:9781926973876


Editorial Reviews

"A thought-provoking, educational, and vibrantly tactile world of math, animals, and nature for children to feast upon."
- Canadian Review of Materials