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# How High Can a Dinosaur Count?: ...and Other Math Mysteries

Help Heloise add her dimes, nickels, and pennies to buy a hat at Madame Millie’s Millinery; tell time on the clock at the Tutti-Frutti Zoo; and calculate with Bertram the cost of his colossal birthday cake.

Clever text and imaginative art mesh to create playful, simple math problems right on target for ages 6—99 . . . anyone who loves the magic of numbers! Valorie Fisher ...more

Clever text and imaginative art mesh to create playful, simple math problems right on target for ages 6—99 . . . anyone who loves the magic of numbers! Valorie Fisher ...more

Paperback, 40 pages

Published
October 12th 2010
by Dragonfly Books
(first published February 14th 2006)

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The heavenly hats at Madame Millie's Millinery are brimming with blossoms, butterflies, and bows. Heloise wants all of them, but she has only 2 dimes, 2 nickels, and three pennies to spend. Can Heloise buy a h...more

Purpose/Use in the Classroom: With such simple math problems throughout the book I think th ...more

Feb 17, 2011
Lisa Carroll
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This is a wonderful concept book about math. The pictures are delightful and whimsical. Many of the math problems are too difficult for a young child in pre-school to solve, but some of them are simple enough if the question was explained in a thorough manner. You can also have the child point out certain items in the picture. The illustrations in the book were absolutely amazing. This book had pictures that all children would enjoy. It is important to have various types of books, including math
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Aug 26, 2014
Mikayla Scott
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it was amazing
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This book is a very good math-literature piece. Not only where there really well written story problems, but the pictures were also tied into the problems.

Very good illustrations!

Great for problem of the day at the end of Kindergarten.

Oct 03, 2015
Erin
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Silly, tongue twisting words problems make math fun and approachable in this cute picture book. My 4 and 6 year olds loved it!

Jul 19, 2012
Candice Mckinnon
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This book is great if children need to work on word problems because it has a variety of problems within the book. They range from money problems to basic addition and subtraction. The pictures are large, colorful, and have clues that helps the children solve the problem. Teachers could incorporate this book into a math lesson about word problems.

Fifteen miniature worlds, each showcasing a math problem.

May 24, 2008
Austin
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it was ok
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A book that had to deal with math. It was alright, but not very interesting.

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