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Each Orange Had 8 Slices Big Bookby Paul, Jr. Giganti
Synopses & Reviews
Dynamic illustrations and appealing words combine to introduce beginning math concepts and reinforce visual literacy. "An unusually stimulating counting book that holds appeal for a wide spectrum of ages."—Publishers Weekly
If each orange has 8 slices and each slice has 2 seeds, then how many seeds are there in all? You'll have fun multiplying, adding, and counting your way through the math puzzles hiding in the world all around you. Features clear and colorful illustrations by Donald Crews, the award-winning creator of Freight Train and Truck, among other honored titles. "The vibrant style of Crews's gouache artwork is well matched to this exceptional introduction to mathematics."—School Library Journal
Supports the Common Core State Standards
An illustrated introduction to counting and simple addition.
This original book uses familiar objects to introduce begining math concepts and reinforce visual literacy. Dynamic illustrations combine with simple yet challenging questions sure to stimulate young learners to move beyond simple counting to more complex, mathematical tasks. Excellent for intrducing multiplication to a group and for playing counting and calculating games.
About the Author
Paul Giganti, Jr., teaches mathematics to teachers at the University of California at Berkeley. He is himself a graduate of UC Berkeley, with a degree in mathematics, and he taught in the public schools for fifteen years. He lives with his family in Albany, California.
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