Pastry School in Paris: An Adventure in Capacity

Pastry School in Paris: An Adventure in Capacity

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By (author) Creator Cindy Neuschwander, Illustrated by Bryan Langdo

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  • Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
  • Format: Hardback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 206mm x 254mm x 13mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 26 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0805083146
  • ISBN 13: 9780805083149
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 256,624

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The Zills family is off to Paris to see the sights and take a class at the International Pastry Academy! In class, Matt and Bibi have to measure liquids to make lollipops. It's hard work, but knowing about different liquid measurements comes in handy when the Inspector General pays a visit while everyone else is out. The twins want to help. Will their knack for baking the best-ever brownies and their knowledge of capacity be enough to save the day?

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Author information

CINDY NEUSCHWANDER is a third-grade teacher and the author of the Sir Cumference series. She lives with her family in northern California. BRYAN LANGDO is the illustrator of several books for young readers. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Nikki, and their son.

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"While children will enjoy the twins' slapstick culinary adventures and take in a miniature math lesson with Parisian flair in the bargain, this title will be most useful as a supplemental, more literacy-focused addition to capacity measurement units."--"School Library Journal""" "Appealing watercolor illustrations suggest the Parisian setting with views of a few famous sites, but focus mainly on Bibi and Matt in the kitchen. Neuschwander...offers another upbeat narrative related to a math concept. The appended note for parents and teachers suggests seven activities that will help children explore volume in terms of liquid capacity."--"Booklist "