Sir Cumference and all the king's tens : a math adventure (Sir Cumference) (#01454R9)

by Neuschwander, Cindy; illustrated by Geehan, Wayne

2 reviews & awards | 2 full-text reviews

Paperback Charlesbridge, 2009
Price: USD 7.23
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Dewey: 513.2; Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 4.5
AR 4.1 LG .5 130132EN; RC 3.4 2; LEX AD720L


 


Other available formats

FollettBound Glued Charlesbridge, 2009

USD 14.36

Hardcover Charlesbridge, 2009

USD 15.12


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Sir Cumference

Sir Cumference Book Set by Neuschwander, Cindy

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The Sir Cumference series features the informative as well as entertaining Math adventures of King Arthur, his knight, Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and friends, Radius and Vertex.

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Overview
From Follett

When Sir Cumference and his wife, Lady Di of Ameter, host a massive surprise birthday party for the king, they must figure out quick a way to count all the guests that are in attendance.

From the Publisher
A clever introduction to place value.

Sir Cumference and Lady Di planned a surprise birthday party for King Arthur, but they didn't expect so many guests to show up. How many lunches will they need? And with more guests arriving by the minute, what about dinner? Sir Cumference and Lady Di have to figure out a quick way to count the guests to bring order to the party.

Sir Cumference and his friends have been entertaining young and old alike for years as they introduce important math concepts with clarity and humor.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Charlesbridge
  • Publication Date: July 1, 2009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dewey: 513.2
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Tracings: Geehan, Wayne, illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 1-57091-728-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-57091-728-8
  • LCCN: 2008-025336
  • Follett Number: 01454R9
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 4.5
  • ATOS Book Level: 4.1
  • AR Interest Level: LG
  • AR Points: .5
  • AR Quiz: 130132EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 3.4
  • Reading Counts Points: 2
  • Lexile: AD720L

Reviews & Awards
  • Horn Book Magazine, 04/01/10
  • School Library Journal, 08/01/09

Full-Text Reviews
Horn Book Guide (Spring 2010)
As guests arrive for King Arthur's birthday party, Sir Cumference and Lady Di attempt a headcount. Early efforts fail until they decide to group by tens, then hundreds. There are some clever math puns, and the Medieval-themed illustrations add humor as a cook frets over feeding the multitudes. However, the story is overlong, and its connection to place value is left for the last page.

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