Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar

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Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 44 pages
32 Reviews
"Superbly demonstrating the conception of factorials in mathematics, the text and pictures combine to present a lesson in a palatable form as well as the pleasure of looking at pictures that only Mitsumasa Anno could invent." — "Publishers Weekly "The book moves logically and elegantly from the concrete to the abstract. Once made clear, the concept is unforgettable, but the book entices the reader to return for further appreciation of the artistry with which it was designed." — "The Horn Book" "If you want a book that does a good selling job on the factorial concept, this one works." — "School Library Journal"

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Title: Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar Author: Masaichiro Anno and Mitsumasa Anno Genre: Concept book Theme(s): Factorials, math Opening line/sentence: This story is about one jar and what was ... Read full review

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This just might be my very favorite Anno book. A story about factorials that even the haters should be able to agree is totes "developmentally appropriate"? Sign me up. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Mitsumasa Anno is the award-winning author-illustrator of , which won the Kate Greenaway Medal Honor award.

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