ACCELERATED READER PROGRAM SELECTION This Lively Story Reads Like A Folktale With A Scientific Twist It Explains The Math And Children Receive A Valuable Physics Lesson As Well Debon S Paintings, In Pleasing Earth Tones And Primary Colors, Reflect The Book S Humor And Adventure School Library Journal Children Will Enjoy Both The Satisfying Story And The Distinctive Paintings, Which Are At Their Dramatic Best As The Wagon Races Down The Road BooklistThis Is The Sixth Book In The Acclaimed Warlord S Series, Acclaimed For Its Unique And Artful Approach To Introducing Math Concepts To Young Readers Each Mathematical Adventure Is Set In Ancient China, And Encourages Children To Use Their Imaginations And Math Skills To Find Solutions To The Characters Dilemmas.In The Warlord S Messengers, The Warlord S Presence Is Requested At The Emperor S Banquet In Just Two Weeks, But He Is Sixteen Days Away By Horseback Faced With A Situation That Threatens The Warlord S Honor, Chuan And His Friend Jing Jing Must Reach Him In Time To Deliver The Invitation And Assure His Punctuality Using Their Math Knowledge, Ingenuity, And The Wind, The Children Devise A Sailing Cart And Reach The Warlord S Camp Two Days Ahead Of The Emperor S Messenger, Just In Time To Deliver The Invitation And Save The Warlord From Dishonor.Like Each Book In The Series, The Warlord S Messengers Includes Instructions For Making A Math Related Craft Following Chuan And Jing Jing S Sailing Adventures, Kids Are Encouraged To Make Their Own Windsock To Measure Wind Speed.The Warlord S Series Includes The Warlord S Puzzle Activity Tangram Puzzle The Warlord S Beads Activity Abacus , The Warlord S Fish Activity Compass , The Warlord S Puppeteers Activity Puppets , And The Warlord S Kites Activity Kites , All Available From Pelican.
Mrs Pilegard was raised on a cattle ranch in
California s Sierra Nevada mountains Her latest mathematical adventure picture book is illustrated by British artist Fiona Hodgetts and translated by Maria Cassandra Nah Ayuso Nicolas Debon, the artist with whom she collaborated on the Warlord Series, includes a horse somewhere in the illustrations in each of their seven books to celebrate her first
- 32 pages
- The Warlord's Messengers (Warlords)
- Virginia Walton Pilegard
- 24 July 2018 Virginia Walton Pilegard