Believe it or not, once Bessie balanced a tower of 8 beets. But today, when she tries to balance 8 beets . . . 3 fall. How many beets does Bessie balance today?
A clever text and imaginative art mesh to create playful, simple math problems right on target for ages 5–99 . . . anyone who loves the magic of numbers! In this School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, budding young mathematicians can help Heloise add her dimes, nickels, and pennies to see which hat in Madame Millie’s Hat Shop she can buy. Or they can tell time with Lulu at the Tutti-Frutti Zoo, where Lollipop Licking begins at 9:00 sharp.
School Library Journal starred review
Publishers Weekly starred review
VALORIE FISHER is the creator of When Ruby Tried to Grow Candy and How High Can a Dinosaur Count?, called “guaranteed fun” by School Library Journal. She is the illustrator of The Fantastic 5 & 10¢ Store by J. Patrick Lewis, called “good, old-fashioned fun” by Publishers Weekly, and her photographs appear in the beloved Moxy Maxwell books. Valorie lives in Cornwall, Connecticut.