Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar

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Turtleback Books, Oct 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 44 pages
12 Reviews
"Superbly demonstrating the conception of factorials in mathematics, the text and pictures combine to present a lesson in a palatable form as well as the pleasure of looking at pictures that only Mitsumasa Anno could invent." "Publishers Weekly "The book moves logically and elegantly from the concrete to the abstract. Once made clear, the concept is unforgettable, but the book entices the reader to return for further appreciation of the artistry with which it was designed." "The Horn Book" "If you want a book that does a good selling job on the factorial concept, this one works." "School Library Journal"

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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Illustrates and introduces factorials with a great story. 6th Grade Common Core Standards: None *Available at the University of New Mexico Libraries* Read full review

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User Review  - Azriana Johnson - Goodreads

Awesome book about multiplications and factorials. This book confuses me with the last math problem, however, my 3rd graders loved when I read the huge number to them (3,628,800) about how many jars were in the boxes.. Read full review

About the author (1999)

Mitsumasa Anno is the award-winning author-illustrator of , which won the Kate Greenaway Medal Honor award.

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