Room For Ripley by Stuart J. MurphyRoom For Ripley by Stuart J. Murphy

Room For Ripley

byStuart J. Murphy

Paperback | August 12, 1999

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Carlos pours cups, pints and quarts of water into his fish bowl, getting ready for his new puppy, Ripley. Readers can learn about capacity as they see just how much water it takes to make room for Ripley!

Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathSt...
Title:Room For RipleyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8 × 9.81 × 0.09 inPublished:August 12, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064467244

ISBN - 13:9780064467247

Appropriate for ages: 7 - 7


Rated 4 out of 5 by from A great book for learning about capacity! The children in my classroom couldn't wait to test the capacity of various containers for some plastic fish after reading this story. This story is a great provocation for capacity. I have only given it 4 stars because it uses imperial measurement in the story.
Date published: 2018-01-27

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Carlos is very excited about getting his new fish! But first he has to make sure Ripley will be comfortable in his new surroundings. Carlos finds a fish bowl and must decide how much water to put in the bowl. In Room for Ripley, young readers will learn about cups, pints, quarts and gallons. Room for Ripley is part of the Mathstart series that will teach children the difficult concept of capacity in an easy-to-understand manner. This book will give your kids the head start they need to excel in mathematics!