Mapping Penny's World

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Henry Holt and Company (BYR), Sep 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
19 Reviews
"Penny likes to hide her toys and other stuff in the yard . . . . Maybe I'll make a map of Penny's hideouts."

Lisa's class is learning how to make maps. The teacher says they can make maps of anyplace, so Lisa starts with her bedroom. She includes all the things that people will need to read the map, such as a scale and a key to the symbols she has used. Her dog, Penny, helps with the map. This gives Lisa an idea. Why not map Penny's world? Making maps is so much fun that Lisa and Penny decide to visit some of the exotic places that they've drawn-but they won't forget to take a map along!

This engaging sequel to the best-selling Measuring Penny will delight teachers and students alike.

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User Review  - Shelley - Goodreads

This is a good book for a unit on maps. We read it and then drew some maps of our backyard or the neighborhood. But some of the maps get intense, so pick and choose what to do for each age range, but the idea of it is great to work with. Read full review

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User Review  - Chelsea Kimmey - Goodreads

Love this book! A must use when introducing how to use maps Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Loreen Leedy is the author/illustrator of many childrenís books, including Itís Probably Penny and the best-selling Measuring Penny. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, she majored in art in college but wasnít sure what kind of artist she wanted to be. She started out making jewelry in the shape of pigs, cats, dragons, and other animals, and then one day she started making book characters out of her animals. She is skilled at making concepts fun and accessible to children, and often speaks at conferences and in schools throughout the United States. She lives with her husband in central Florida.

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