A Pair of Socks

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Turtleback Books, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 33 pages
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Does a polka-dotted sock match a striped sock? In A Pair of Socks young children will learn about matching, an important math skill, as a lonely striped sock searches the house for its mate. Full color.

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User Review  - kwolinski - LibraryThing

This was another book that my group read to match it with the correct math criteria. This book is great for younger children. It starts of with a red and a blue sock who are missing their match. The story takes readers matching different colored socks in order to find the other blue and red ones. Read full review

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User Review  - TSmith23 - LibraryThing

Summary: In this book it starts out with a red and blue sock. It goes through all kinds of different socks trying to find its match. Each one has something a little different about the sock. Finally ... Read full review

About the author (1996)

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.

Lois Ehlert was born November 9, 1934, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and the Layton School of Art. She has also worked as an art teacher, freelance illustrator, and designer. Her work as an author and an illustrator has appeared in countless publications and has received numerous awards and honors. In addition to creating books, Ehlert has produced toys, games, clothes for children, posters, brochures, catalogs, and banners. She has received the Caldecott Honor Book, 1989, for Color Zoo, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year for Snowballs, the Booklist Editors' Choice for Cuckoo/Cucú: A Mexican Folktale/Un Cuento Folklórico Mexicano, the IRA Teachers' Choice and NCTE Notable Children's Trade Book in the Language Arts for Feathers for Lunch, the American Library Association Notable Children's Book and Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.

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