Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Superhero School

A Three Silly Chicks' Pick

Superhero School
by Aaron Reynolds
Illustrated by Andy Rash
Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781599901664

What is it?
A picture book about Leonard, a young superhero who's forced to learn math at Superhero School much to his annoyance.

What do we love about it?
The Blue Tornado, math teacher extraordinaire, who has a few "tricks" up his sleeve to convince his young proteges why multiplication, division and fractions are important!

What does it remind us of?
Schoolhouse Rock in a book. (Remember Three is a Magic Number? We often sing this song in the coop.)

What is it perfect for?
Anyone who has ever sweat through the times tables and wondered why.

What do we say about it?
Math never looked so heroic (or fun)!

1 comment:

Andrea said...

Oh, we like Aaron Reynolds at our house! Chicks and Salsa is one of our all-time favorites.

Thanks for the review. We'll definitely be looking for this one at our library.