The Multiplying Menace Divides
Pam Calvert & Wayne Geehan
Charlesbridge, 2011 (2011)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
f your child is struggling with dividing by whole numbers and fractions, and not fathoming the division rules for equations involving zero, this new title in
The Math Adventure
series may be helpful.
am Culvert uses this story to help get the concepts across in an easy to digest format that may well help your child begin to grasp these math essentials.
umpelstiltskin and his sidekick Matilda, introduced in
Multiplying Menance: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin
, are back and plot revenge against Prince Peter. The dastardly villain is using his magical powers to divide the kingdom into frogs.
t is up to Peter and his dog, Zero, to locate the Great Multipier and find a solution that will break the Great Divide before Rumpelstiltskin has a chance to combine the two mighty math sticks, thus creating further chaos in the kingdom.
an Prince Peter curb this menace? Will your child master dividing by fractions? Is the mystery of dividing by zero understandable? These and a host of other thorny questions will hopefully be answered as you delve into this math adventure story.
hildren seven years of age should be able to handle the math concepts this paperback introduces.
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