Edgar Allan Poe's Pie: Math Puzzlers in Classic Poems by J. Patrick LewisEdgar Allan Poe's Pie: Math Puzzlers in Classic Poems by J. Patrick Lewis

Edgar Allan Poe's Pie: Math Puzzlers in Classic Poems

byJ. Patrick LewisIllustratorMichael Slack

Paperback | March 31, 2015

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"The book itself is a festival of math and mirth." - Washington Post

Is this poetry? Math? A brainteaser? Yes! It's all that and more. The poet J. Patrick Lewis has reimagined classic poems and added a dash of math. Between the silly parodies and the wonderfully wacky art, kids will have so much fun figuring out the puzzles, they won't guess they're learning! Answers appear unobtrusively on each page, and engaging information about the original poets is included. Math games and concepts, poetry and poet biographies-it's all so cleverly put together. This funny book is a treat for fans of words and numbers alike.
J. Patrick Lewis has written more than fifty books of poetry for children. Recently named the U.S. children's poet laureate, he's also a recipient of the NCTE Excellence in Children's Poetry Award. He lives in Westerville, Ohio. Visit his website at www.jpatricklewis.com . Michael Slack is an illustrator, author, and character d...
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Title:Edgar Allan Poe's Pie: Math Puzzlers in Classic PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 0.12 inPublished:March 31, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544456122

ISBN - 13:9780544456129

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Lewis cleverly combines math and language arts with this collection of humorous poetry parodies that present readers with math word problems to solve." - Kirkus "Teachers and parents might challenge youngsters to try solving the math problems, then introduce them to the classic poems by reading them together." - School Library Journal "Slack's bug-eyed caricatures are an exuberant complement to Lewis's delightfully offbeat union of poetry and math." - Publishers Weekly, starred review"This book could come in handy for a variety of different classroom purposes." - Booklist "