A House for Birdie

by Stuart J. Murphy

On Sale: 02/17/2004

A House for Birdie

by Stuart J. Murphy

illustrated by Edward Miller

On Sale: 02/17/2004

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About the Book

“Kids, young and old, fall in love with math when they see how real-life and effortless it becomes thanks to these books.” —Kimberly D. Mueller, Ed.D., First Grade Teacher, Ashbrook School, Lumberton NJ

A House for Birdie is perfect for teaching capacity to pre-K through kindergarteners. Poor tiny Birdie has no house. But Birdie does have friends. Spike, Queenie, Goldie, and Fidget want to help Birdie find a house of his own. Birdie needs a house that isn't too tall and isn't too thin, that isn't too short and isn't too fat, and that isn't too wide and isn't too narrow. Will they find a house for Birdie before the rain falls and the wind blows?

Kids will love the story and the illustrations by Edward Miller. Parents and educators will love how the story and pictures make understanding the math concepts a breeze—as well as the concrete examples of how math works. The book contains activities for adults to do with kids to extend math into their own lives. 

Math skills are life skills, and the MathStart series supports success!

  • This award-winning series by Stuart J. Murphy teaches math through stories and visual models
  • 63 books divided into three levels with 21 books in each
  • Fun activities kids will love are included to help parents and teachers emphasize the lessons
  • Engaging and relatable stories, with each story revolving around practical applications of the math concept presented
  • Lively art from top-notch illustrators
  • Charts and other visual representations help children understand how the math works and promote deeper comprehension

MathStart's unique combination of stories, illustrations, and visual models helps teachers and parents in the teaching of math and provides all children with the opportunity to succeed.

The math concepts taught in MathStart books conform to state and national standards. Level 1 is Pre-K–Kindergarten; Level 2 is Grades 1–3; Level 3 is Grades 2–4. The series follows math topics across grades so there is a foundational path to learning that runs through the levels.

Help kids with their math skills plus their reading skills with the engaging and fun MathStart series!

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060523534
  • ISBN 10: 0060523530
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 02/17/2004
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price:8.50 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Mathematics
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers

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