Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter: A Math Adventure

Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter: A Math Adventure

Paperback Sir Cumference

By (author) Cindy Neuschwander, By (author) Wayne Geehan

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  • Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 236mm x 8mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Watertown
  • ISBN 10: 1570916810
  • ISBN 13: 9781570916816
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: Full Colour Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 13,983

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When young Per visits her uncle Sir Cumference and his family, she learns how to play the game, "Inners and Edges." After she finds a clue linking the game to the mysterious castle on the island of Immeter, she must figure out how to find the perimeter and area of a circle to unlock the island's secret. Math skills taught include finding the area and perimeter of a rectangle and a circle. Introduces an underlying concept of calculus -- using straight lines to measure curves.

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Cindy Neuschwander is an elementary school teacher who loves teaching math. She also enjoys traveling, reading, and writing stories. She thought up Sir Cumference while visiting medieval castles in England. Cindy lives in Pleasanton, California.