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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Murphy (Betcha!, p. 1460, etc.) adds to the MathStart series with a book about shapes, presenting them in no less than three rings. In lackluster rhyme, elephants show circles, horses show triangles, monkeys hold up a square, and bears handle a rectangle. The shapes are evident in introductory illustrations but not identified until spreads in the middle, and that's only one inconsistency that ... Read full review

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User Review  - aabengtson - LibraryThing

This story would be a wonderful teaching tool for learning shapes. The story line is exciting and would be easy for the students to relate to. This realistic fiction story would be perfect for beginning readers since each page only contains one small sentence. Read full review

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User Review  - clgribbin - LibraryThing

The author explains all kinds of things that happen in a circus. He also reviews the four shapes, circle, square, triangle, and rectangle that are used in the circus. Read full review

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User Review  - slrice - LibraryThing

This easy read children’s book teaches kids how to create basic shapes. They learn the formation through the different acts in the circus show. At the end of the story the children are able to be assessed on the recognition of shapes, by answering the questions on the last page of the book. Read full review

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User Review  - Remugnaini - LibraryThing

Summary: Some children are going to the circus and are very excited to see the show. They enjoy watching the ringmaster and a man on stilts. There are many animals with unique talents, including ... Read full review

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