Arithme-Tickle: An Even Number of Odd Riddle-Rhymes

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Harcourt, Incorporated, Apr 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Who knew math could be so fun? These eighteen zany rhyming riddles involve addition, subtraction, and simple multiplication to calculate everything from poodle weights to travel time. And for anyone who's stumped, the answers are included in mirror -writing below each riddle.
J. Patrick Lewis's clever rhymes and kid-friendly illustrations by bestselling illustrator Frank Remkiewicz add up to a thoroughly engaging book that will inspire even the most reluctant mathematicians to reach for their pencils!

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User Review  - romakerby - LibraryThing

The riddles in the book were very catchy. Some actually took a good amount of thought. The subtitle is creative and sets up the book on a little bit of confusion as a possible introduction to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - bereneezypie - LibraryThing

This is a poetry/riddle book that deals with math and problem solving for the reader. I like that this book teaches math to kids and does it in a way that makes the reader think. With that said, I ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

J. PATRICK LEWIS has written more than thirty-five books for children, including Please Bury Me in the Library, illustrated by Kyle M. Stone. He lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.

is best known for his illustrations in the beloved Froggy series. He has illustrated more than sixty books for young people, most recently Horrible Harry and the Goog, the newest installment in the popular Horrible Harry series. He lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

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