Polly's Pen Pal

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Harper Collins, Mar 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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Polly's got a pen pal ... in Canada!

Polly's sure that she and her new friend, Ally, will have a lot in common. When Ally writes that she's 125 centimeters tall and weighs 25 kilograms, Polly wants to know if she's the same. Polly wishes she could go and visit her -- but Ally lives 450 kilometers away!

Young readers will learn about metric units like centimeters, kilograms, kilometers, and liters as they follow this story of two friends who can't be kept apart.


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"Polly's Pen Pal" is about two little girls, one living in Canada and one living in the United States. The two girls discuss what they look like and how much they have in common. One tells the other ... Read full review


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Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.

Rémy Simard has two hands. With one hand, he has written several children's books, including My Dog Is An Elephant. With the other, he draws little things like cars, rockets, and stars. Captain Invincible And The Space Shapes is his first book to be published in the United States. He lives in Montreal, Canada.

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