Let's Estimate: A Book About Estimating and Rounding Numbers (Hardcover)
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Partying dinos explain estimation in this entertaining introduction by a tried-and-true team of fun math book creators.
How much pizza do you need for a dinosaur party? If you don't know exactly, you have to estimate! This lively introduction to the mathematical concept of estimation is straightforward and fun.
With brilliant clarity, David A. Adler explains what an estimate is and the difference between estimating and rounding. Edward Miller's colorful and energetic artwork offers the perfect accompaniment to concise, engaging text. Filled with graspable examples and simple explanations, Let's Estimate will have kids estimating like pros!
About the Author
David A. Adler taught math for eight years. In that time he learned many things from his students -- including the fact that they thought fractions were hard. So he decided to prove that learning how to work with fractions is not only easy, but also fun! He lives with his family on Long Island. You can learn more about him at www. davidaadler.com.
Edward Miller loves to make concepts clear to kids and has demonstrated that in his previous nonfiction books. School Library Journal praised his Alphabeep: A Zipping, Zooming ABC by Debora Pearson as "stunningly illustrated." He lives in New York City. You can visit his website at www.edmiller.com.
"What's not to like about this guide to estimating and rounding numbers? . . . Never condescending, this friendly guide should be a worthwhile addition to school and public library shelves."—Booklist
"the value—and enjoyment—of rounding and estimating courses through it."—Kirkus Reviews