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Publisher Comments:

How do you share a pizza? You split it in half! Two siblings split a yummy lunch and discover that using fractions can be messy. This hilarious book written by Stuart J. Murphy and illustrated by G. Brian Karas introduces the simplest of fractions: 1/2.

This is a Level 2 MathStart book, which is perfect for kids ages 6 and up. The MathStart series uses funny stories and colorful art to show kids that they use math every day, even outside of the classroom! Each book features an activity guide to have fun with the math concepts presented in the story.

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards

Synopsis:

Splitting things in half may seem like an easy thing to do, but when two siblings and a pizza are involved, things can get messy. Children learn about fractions at school but fractions are also an important part of everyday life outside the classroom.In this riotous book, Stuart J. Murphy and G. Brian Karas introduce the simplest of fractions, 1/2.

About the Author

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 MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.

G. Brian Karas has written and illustrated several award-winning children's books, including On Earth and Home on the Bayou: A Cowboy's Story, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book. The picture books he has illustrated include Are You Going to Be Good?, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book written by Cari Best. Mr. Karas lives in Rhinebeck, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064467018
Author:
Karas, G. Brian
Author:
Karas, G. Brian
Author:
by Stuart J. Murphy and G. Brian Karas
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Fractions
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Science
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Study Aids - Mathematics
Subject:
Division
Subject:
Mathematics - Fractions
Subject:
Science & Nature - General
Subject:
Concepts - General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Math
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
HarperCollins Paperback
Series:
MathStart 2
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
8 x 10 x 39 in 5.6 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Splitting things in half may seem like an easy thing to do, but when two siblings and a pizza are involved, things can get messy. Children learn about fractions at school but fractions are also an important part of everyday life outside the classroom.In this riotous book, Stuart J. Murphy and G. Brian Karas introduce the simplest of fractions, 1/2.

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