Pigs on the ball: fun with math and sports

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Simon & Schuster books for young readers, Aug 1, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Cost is Mr. Pig's game, and the Pigs are celebrating his birthday by putting around the mini-golf course. Along the way, the different shapes of the golf greens give readers an opportunity to explore some simple geometry concepts like angles and parallels, as well as to learn to recognize circles, octagons, hexagons, and more. Add in a surprise birthday cake, free pizza, and a banana peel, and you have the kind of comic disaster that only the Pigs could engineer.

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PIGS ON THE BALL: Fun with Math and Sports

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In another entry in Axelrod's math-concepts series (Pigs in the Pantry, 1997, etc.) Mr. and Mrs. Pig and their piglets visit a miniature golf course for Mr. Pig's birthday, and get a crash course in ... Read full review


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About the author (1998)

Amy Axelrod and Jack E. Davis teamed up as author and illustrator on the first book about Max and his family, "My Last Chance Brother," which Booklist called "kooky" and "comical." Amy Axelrod is the author of the popular "Pigs Will Be Pigs" series.
Jack E. Davis has illustrated many other picture books, including "Marsupial Sue," by John Lithgow.

SHARON MCGINLEY-NALLY has illustrated all of the books in the Pigs Will Be Pigs math series. She lives in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania.