Pigs will be pigs: fun with math and money

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Aladdin Paperbacks, Aug 1, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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The pigs are very hungry, and there's no food in the house. Mr. Pig suggests eating out -- but oh, no! The Pigs are out of money!

So the family goes on a money hunt. In beds, under the carpet, even in the washing machine the coins and bills add up, and soon it's off to the Enchanted Enchilada.

How much money did the Pigs find? What can they afford to order from the menu? Join the fun and pig out on math and money concepts with the Pigs!

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User Review  - nsnide1 - LibraryThing

I liked this book because of the writing style of the author. The author takes a math concept, money, which is often hard to teach and creates a unique story to capture the readers attention. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - ashoemak - LibraryThing

A perfect book to teach students about counting money. The illustrations highlight the story and the last page is perfect to see if students comprehend the illustrated story. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

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.

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