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10 books about shapes
Pick up one of these featured titles on shapes in May 2021.
All Shapes Matter by Chakra Sreekanth
This book was published 3 years ago by Chakra Publishing House LLC and takes approximately 1.2 hours to read.
All Shapes Matter is a story about five shapes - triangles, rectangles, squares, octagons and circles. The shapes spend their first day at elementary school learning a lot about each other and having fun. However, during recess, some of the shapes come across a problem they are unable to fix by themselves. The unfamiliar shapes who were initially shunned for being different end up coming to their aid. The shapes learn a valuable lesson that their differences can sometimes be more important than their similarities. They realize that there is value in diversity and that 'All Shapes Matter', no matter how similar or different they are.
Tangled: A Story About Shapes by Anne Miranda
Category: Stories In Verse
This book was published 2 years ago by Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
“Clever fun.” —Booklist “[A] delightful geometric tale…that kids will surely love.” —School Library Journal From award-winning author Anne Miranda comes a rollicking rhyming story about an unruly gang of sixteen geometric shapes who get tangled in the neighborhood jungle gym until their friend comes to their rescue and order is restored. Perfect for fans of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom! One day a little circle, just as happy as could be, got caught inside a jungle gym, and couldn’t wiggle free. When the neighborhood shapes go climbing on the park jungle gym the last thing they expect is a tangle. First the circle, next the triangle and then the square. One by one soon all sixteen shapes are trapped. They push and pull and tumble and cry for help. Who will save them? One special shape can set the others free. Can you guess which one it is? This charming story makes learning the names of sixteen shapes as easy as a day in the park.
Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stoll Walsh
Category: Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs & Squirrels
This book was published 4 years ago by HMH Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
Three mice make a variety of things out of different shapes as they hide from a scary cat.
The Book of Cute Shapes: A book about shapes for infants, toddlers and young kids. (QT Learning) by Eline Art
Category: Children's Books
This book was published 2 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 1.2 hours to read.
Learning about shapes is very important to young children. This will help them with a variety of skills such as creativity, geometry, sorting objects, and communication improvement. Also, learning about shapes at an early age provides a foundation for learning how to read and write. The super cute images in this book were designed to promote positive feelings and a fun learning experience. You will find the following shapes in this book: circle, square, triangle, rectangle, diamond, rhombus, oval, heart, moon, star, pentagon, hexagon, trapezoid, parallelogram, cross, and arrow. The book of cute shapes is sure to provide everyone with a pleasant time. What a fun way to learn!
Walter's Wonderful Web: A First Book About Shapes by Tim Hopgood
Category: Bugs & Spiders
This book was published 5 years ago by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
Companion to the author's previous two "first books."
The Greedy Triangle (Scholastic Bookshelf) by Marilyn Burns
Category: Beginner Readers
This book was published 13 years ago by Scholastic Paperbacks and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
Dissatisfied with its shape, a triangle keeps asking the local shapeshifter to add more lines and angles until it doesn't know which side is up.
Shape by Shape by Suse MacDonald
This book was published 12 years ago by Little Simon and takes approximately 0.8 hours to read.
What am I? I lived a long, long time ago. I had round eyes… lots of sharp teeth… This new concept book from Caldecott Honor illustrator Suse MacDonald is sure to entertain children. As readers turn the brightly colored, die cut pages, shapes on each page come together to reveal a creature from long ago. Page by page, MacDonald’s bright, cut-paper, collage-style artwork transforms circles into eyes and triangles into scales until a familiar creature is revealed, with the aid of a large fold-out page, on the final spread. This 9 X 9 jacketed hardcover has die-cut cardstock pages.
Indestructibles: Baby, Find the Shapes!: Chew Proof · Rip Proof · Nontoxic · 100% Washable (Book for Babies, Newborn Books, Safe to Chew) by Ekaterina Trukhan
Category: Size & Shape
This book was published 2 years ago by Workman Publishing Company and takes approximately 0.4 hours to read.
Baby, can you find the shapes? There are triangles in the bedroom and circles in the garden! Find the squares and rectangles, too! See all the shapes around the home in a book that’s indestructible. Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into story time. Beloved by babies and their parents, Indestructibles are built for the way babies “read” (i.e., with their hands and mouths) and are: Rip Proof—made of ultra-durable tight-woven material Waterproof—can be chewed on, drooled on, and washed! Emergent Literacy Tool—bright pictures and few or no words encourage dialogic reading Portable—lightweight books can go anywhere, perfect for the diaper bag and for travel Safe for Baby—meets ASTM safety standards
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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