Synopses & Reviews
A delightful companion to Measuring Penny
Lisas class is learning about probability. For part of her homework, she has to think of an event that will happen, one that might happen, and one that cant happen. Who is that Boston terrier that keeps popping into Lisas imagination? Its probably Penny!
Loreen Leedy is widely praised for her ability to make concepts fun and accessible to children, and she has done it again in this great introduction to probability. It's Probably Penny is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
"Leedy scores again with this engaging mathematical tale."
"Librarians will most certainly want this follow-up to Measuring Penny and Mapping Penny's World, which are probably in circulation at this very moment."
--School Library Journal
Leedy scores again with this engaging mathematical tale.”
Librarians will most certainly want this follow-up to Measuring Penny and Mapping Pennys World, which are probably in circulation at this very moment.”
School Library Journal
About the Author
Loreen Leedy is the author/illustrator of many childrens books, including Mapping Penny's World and the best-selling Measuring Penny. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, she majored in art in college but wasnt sure what kind of artist she wanted to be. She started out making jewelry in the shape of pigs, cats, dragons, and other animals, and then one day she started making book characters out of her animals. She is skilled at making concepts fun and accessible to children, and often speaks at conferences and in schools throughout the United States. She lives with her husband in central Florida.