Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi

Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi

Author: Cindy Neuschwander

Publisher: Charlesbridge

Published: 2013-01-07

Total Pages: 32

ISBN-13: 1607345560

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For fans of the Sir Cumference series with Pi on their mind, here is the second installment in this fun look at math and language. This time the math adventure is centered around a potion that changes Sir Cumference into a fire-breathing dragon. Can Radius change him back? Join Radius on his quest through the castle to solve a riddle that will reveal the cure. It lies in discovering the magic number that is the same for all circles. Perfect for parent and teachers who are looking to make math fun and accessible for everyone.


Sir Cumference and the First Round Table

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table

Author: Cindy Neuschwander

Publisher: Charlesbridge

Published: 2013-01-07

Total Pages: 32

ISBN-13: 1607345579

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Join Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius for wordplay, puns, and problem solving in this geometry-packed math adventure. King Arthur was a good ruler, but now he needs a good ruler. What would you do if the neighboring kingdom were threatening war? Naturally, you'd call your strongest and bravest knights together to come up with a solution. But when your conference table causes more problems than the threat of your enemy, you need expert help. Enter Sir Cumference, his wife Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius. With the help of the carpenter, Geo of Metry, this sharp-minded team designs the perfect table conducive to discussing the perfect plan for peace. The first in Sir Cumference series, Sir Cumference and the First Round Table makes math fun and accessible for everyone.


Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map

Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map

Author: Cindy Neuschwander

Publisher: Triangle Interactive, Inc.

Published: 2018-03-29

Total Pages: 32

ISBN-13: 1684446600

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Read Along or Enhanced eBook: 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?


Sir Cumference and the Off-the-Charts Dessert

Sir Cumference and the Off-the-Charts Dessert

Author: Cindy Neuschwander

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

Published: 2021-06-22

Total Pages: 32

ISBN-13: 1632893266

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Join Sir Cumference and the gang for more wordplay, puns, and problem solving in the clever math adventure that introduces readers to charts and graphs through an annual bake-off. Sir Cumference and Lady Di need a baker to prepare a special dessert for the annual Harvest Faire. Two bakers compete to see whose dessert is most popular. When Pia of Chartres and Bart Graf have trouble keeping track of the votes their desserts receive, they each develop a better system. Pia places a colored candy around the edges of a pie dough (like a pie chart), and Bart stacks up cookie tins (making a 3D bar graph). When there's a tie, the two chefs cook up a hybrid dessert just in time for the Faire. Puns--both literal and visual--abound in this fun adventure story with beloved characters and a solid pedagogical foundation.


Sir Cumference and the Roundabout Battle

Sir Cumference and the Roundabout Battle

Author: Cindy Neuschwander

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

Published: 2015-08-04

Total Pages: 35

ISBN-13: 1570917655

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Join Sir Cumference and the gang for more wordplay, puns, and problem solving in the clever math adventure that introduces readers to the concept of rounding numbers. When Steward Edmund Rounds and Sir Cumference notice that there are strangers camped nearby, Rounds II decides to investigate despite being involved with the task of learning how to make accurate counts of the castle's stores of food, supplies, and weaponry. When he reports back that an enemy is lying in wait, everyone moves quickly to defend the castle. But wait! Will Rounds II be able to figure out how many bows and arrows they have to create an appropriate battle plan? Using rounding techniques to figure out the totals more quickly, Rounds II is just in time to help stave off a potentially disastrous attack. Readers will love making the rounds with Rounds II and the gang in this new installment of the Sir Cumference series that makes math fun and accessible for all.


Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire

Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire

Author: Cindy Neuschwander

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

Published: 2017-03-07

Total Pages: 36

ISBN-13: 157091771X

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Join Sir Cumference and the gang for more wordplay, puns, and problem solving in the clever math adventure that introduces readers to the concept of fractons. Sir Cumference and Lady Di discover "Fracton numbers" while purchasing cloth and cheese at the Fracton Faire. While two-fourths may seem like the same as one-half, in truth it denotes two parts of one-half, or two quarters of the whole. But the real mystery is the fact that items at the fair keep disappearing, and Sir C, Lady Di, and the Earl of Fracton must set a numeric trap for the thief, teaching an important lesson along the way about the comparative size of fractions. Puns--both literal and visual--abound in this fun adventure story with beloved characters and a solid pedagogical foundation. A fun little math adventure that introduces the basics of fractions to early elementary audiences. — School Library Journal


Why Pi?

Why Pi?

Author: Johnny Ball

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2016-01-19

Total Pages: 91

ISBN-13: 0744038758

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This entertaining follow-up to DK's popular Go Figure!, Why Pi? presents even more mind-bending ways to think about numbers. This time, author Johnny Ball focuses on how people have used numbers to measure things through the ages, from the ways the ancient Egyptians measured the pyramids to how modern scientists measure time and space. Johnny Ball has hosted more than 20 UK children's television series about math and science. He is known for making math not just easy to understand, but genuinely fun and fascinating. His shows and videos earned him a New York international EMMY nomination, a BAFTA, and 10 other awards. He has written five children's books, including DK's Go Figure!, and an educational musical. His academic credentials include three honorary science doctorates and fellowship of the British Mathematical Association.


Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie

Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie

Author: Robbin Gourley

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2009

Total Pages: 48

ISBN-13: 9780618158362

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Long before the natural-food movement gained popularity, Edna Lewis championed purity of ingredients, regional cuisine, and the importance of bringing food directly from the farm to the table. Gourley lovingly traces the childhood roots of Edna's appreciation for the bounties of nature. Full color.


Round Table Geometry

Round Table Geometry

Author: Don Robb

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

Published: 2011-04

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781580893435

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Reproducible activities develop medieval math connections as students use fractions, measure perimeter and area, and more.