Bean Thirteen

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, May 10, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
17 Reviews
Ralph warns Flora not to pick that thirteenth bean. Everyone knows it¬'s unlucky! Now that they¬'re stuck with it, how can they make it disappear? If they each eat half the beans, there¬'s still one left over. And if they invite a friend over, they each eat four beans, but there¬'s still one left over! And four friends could each eat three beans, but there¬'s still one left over! HOW WILL THEY ESCAPE THE CURSE OF BEAN THIRTEEN?!

A funny story about beans, that may secretly be about . . . math! Sometimes you can divide, but you just can¬'t conquer (the bean thirteen, that is).

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User Review  - Tam - Goodreads

This was the perfect "math" book for my 5-year-old. Read full review

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User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

Introduces division without ever out-right explaining it like the formulaic and boring written-for-the-moral books. Cute and simple. Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Matthew McElligott teaches illustration and design at the Sages Colleges in Albany, and is most recently the author and illustrator of Backbeard and the Birthday Suit and Absolutely Not. He lives in Selkirk, New York.

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