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The Greatest Gymnast of All (MathStart 1) (Paperback)

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By Stuart J. Murphy, Cynthia Jabar (Illustrator)
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Help kids with their math skills plus their reading skills with the engaging and fun MathStart series!

The Greatest Gymnast of All is perfect for teaching opposites to pre-K through kindergartenersZoe zips and zooms around the gym. She's on and off the mats, over and under the bar! She's the greatest—in gymnastics and at demonstrating opposites.

Kids will love the story and the illustrations by Cynthia Jabar. Parents and educators will love how the story and pictures make understanding the math concepts a breeze—as well as the concrete examples of how math works. The book contains activities for adults to do with kids to extend math into their own lives. Math = Fun!

MathStart is an award-winning series by Stuart J. Murphy that teaches math through stories and visual models. Young readers find the stories engaging and relatable, because each story revolves around practical applications of the math concept being presented and features lively art from top-notch illustrators.

Charts and other visual representations help children understand how the math works and promote deeper comprehension. This unique combination of stories, illustrations, and visual models helps teachers and parents in the teaching of math and provides all children with the opportunity to succeed.

The 63-book series is divided into three levels with 21 books in each. The math concepts taught in MathStart books conform to state and national standards. Level 1 is Pre-K–Kindergarten; Level 2 is Grades 1–3; Level 3 is Grades 2–4. The series follows math topics across grades so there is a foundational path to learning that runs through the levels.

About the Author


Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.



Cynthia Jabar lives on a small island off the coast of Maine where she loves to paint, to kayak, and to illustrate books for children. Other books she's illustrated include The Greatest Gymnast of All by Stuart J. Murphy and Mommies are for Counting Stars by Harriet Ziefert. She doesn't love washing her car or the dishes!


Product Details
ISBN: 9780064467186
ISBN-10: 006446718X
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: August 22nd, 1998
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: MathStart 1

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