|The Multiplying Menace Divides |
The Multiplying Menace Divides
by Pam Calvert
illustrated by Wayne Geehan
Peter matched wits with the Multiplying Menace once before, but this time Rumplestiltskin has changed the equation. With help from his sidekick, the witch Matilda, Rumpelstiltskin is dividing the kingdom into frogs. It's up to Peter and his dog, Zero, to find a solution that will break the Great Divide and bring everything back to normal.
--A hilarious math adventure that will cleverly help your child understand the concept of division.--Veritas Press
--The author, Pam Calvert, weaves a fairytale incorporating the rules of division. Young readers ages 7-10 will enjoy the book, which may also be useful for teachers who wish to introduce the math concept of division.—SB&F Magazine
--Someone is turning everybody in the kingdom into frogs! Prince Peter discovers it is Rumpelstiltskin and the witch Matilda, who have joined forces for revenge. They want the Great Multiplier, a stick which combined with the Great Divider (which they already have) would give them unlimited power! Can Peter outsmart them with the wisdom of math?--Doc Kirby's "On the Bookshelf"
--...helpful (division) reinforcement for children... the division notes at the back are well written. The crosses between different animals and human and frogs in Geehan's humorous acrylics will certainly tickle readers' funny bones...--Kirkus Reviews
--This sequel to The Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumplestiltskin (Charlesbridge, 2006) can stand on its own...As the story progresses, facts about how division works are woven into the plot, as well as what happens when one divides by fractions. This book may be useful for teachers wishing to introduce the math concept. --School Library Journal