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The Great Graph Contest - by Loreen Leedy (Paperback)

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About the Book



Two comical creatures go crazy with graphs in an imaginative look at organizing information. Kids can learn all about bar graphs, pie charts, Venn diagrams, and more as a lizard and a frog explain each step of each graph. Full color.



Book Synopsis



Learn everything about graphs, charts, and how to organize information in this fun picture book introduction.

Follow two comical creatures as they go graph-crazy! Gonk the frog and his friend Chester have all kinds of questions-- do more of their friends like mud, or not? Who has the biggest feet? What color butterfly is most common?

In order to answer these questions, the two friends make all kinds of charts-- and so can you!

This funny look at graphs and charts introduces several major ways of organizing information-- bar graphs, pie charts, Venn diagrams, and more. With concrete, easy-to-understand examples and bright, cartoonish illustrations, The Great Graph Contest is a kid-friendly introduction to the basics of data visualization that will have you itching to make your own graphs!

An author's note expands on the different kinds of charts pictured in the story, and instructions on making your own graphs and charts are included.



Review Quotes




★ "A splashy and colorful offering designed to inform and entertain . . . An exciting and energetic math resource."--School Library Journal, Starred Review

"Leedy makes graphing simple and fun in this delightfully clever outing. . . . Well-crafted explanations make it easy for young readers to create their own graphs. . . . Highly educational and fun to boot. --Kirkus Reviews



About the Author



Loreen Leedy has been writing and illustrating picture books since she was 25 years old. She is the author of numerous books for children, including 2 X 2=Boo, Seeing Symmetry, and Amazing Plant Powers: How Plants Fly, Fight, Hide, Hunt and Change the World. Her books have been ALA Notable books, KirkusReviews Best Books, and Booklist Editors Choices. Loreen lives in central Florida. Find her online at www.loreenleedy.com/
Dimensions (Overall): 9.28 Inches (H) x 10.72 Inches (W) x .14 Inches (D)
Weight: .38 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Technology
Publisher: Holiday House
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: Loreen Leedy
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2006
TCIN: 12721531
UPC: 9780823420292
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-3428
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.14 inches length x 10.72 inches width x 9.28 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.38 pounds
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