Sir Cumference and the Viking's map : a math adventure (Sir Cumference) (#0452GV9)

by Neuschwander, Cindy; illustrated by Geehan, Wayne

2 reviews & awards | 2 full-text reviews

Hardcover Charlesbridge, 2012
Price: USD 15.83
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Dewey: 516.3; Audience: Upper Elementary; Reading Level: 4.0
AR 4.1 LG .5 149960EN; RC 3.7 3; LEX 640L
From the publisher: Grades 3-7; Ages 8-12
From PW: Ages 8-11; read the full-text reviews


Other available formats

FollettBound Sewn Charlesbridge, 2012

USD 15.46

Paperback Charlesbridge, 2012

USD 7.94

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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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Cousins Radius and Per must decode a numbered grid on a map to figure out the secret of the Viking's X and Y axes.

From the Publisher
While riding through the forests of Angleland, cousins Per and Radius realize they are lost and are desperate for a map to guide them home. Soon they come across a mysterious house in the hills. Inside they find a map to a treasure belonging to Xaxon Yellowbearyd, the fiercest Viking warrior of his time. Per and Radius must decode the strange numbered grid on the map, while trying to steer clear of the pack of bungling bandits who are on their tail. Will they find the treasure in time?

Product Details
  • Publisher:Charlesbridge
  • Publication Date: February 1, 2012
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dewey: 516.3
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
  • Tracings: Geehan, Wayne, illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 1-57091-791-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-57091-791-2
  • LCCN: 2011-000865
  • Follett Number: 0452GV9
  • Reading Level: 4.0
  • Audience: Upper Elementary
  • Grades: 3-7
  • Ages: 8-12
  • Publishers Weekly: Ages 8-11
  • ATOS Book Level: 4.1
  • AR Interest Level: LG
  • AR Points: .5
  • AR Quiz: 149960EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 3.7
  • Reading Counts Points: 3
  • Lexile: 640L

Reviews & Awards
  • Horn Book Magazine, 11/01/12
  • Publishers Weekly, 01/30/12

Full-Text Reviews
Horn Book Guide (Fall 2012)
Cousins Per and Radius hunt for treasure by unraveling a Viking mapmaker's clues: a series of coordinates (x, y) that pinpoint locations on the Viking's map grid. Highway robbers, channeling the Keystone Kops, chase the cousins around, but this subplot comes off as rather superfluous. Acrylic paintings with a medieval setting illustrate this introduction to coordinate (a.k.a. Cartesian) planes.

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