Jack the Builder

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060557751
Release Date: 2006-02-28
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Jack stacks up blocks high. Two make a robot, five make a boat, and fifteen make...whatever you can imagine! Math becomes child's play as young readers are introduced to the skill of counting on, a first step toward mastering addition.

Just Enough Carrots

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064467117
Release Date: 1997-08-16
Genre: Mathematics

Elephants, rabbits, and birds shop in this funny grocery store. Can you guess what the little rabbit wants more of? Munchy, crunchy carrots, of course! And fewer of? Squirmy worms and chewy peanuts (yuck!). So why is his mother buying all those cans of worms?

Monster Musical Chairs

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064467308
Release Date: 2000-08-22
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Monster Musical Chairs Every time the music stops, one more monster is OUT! Kids won't be able to sit still for this musical introduction to subtraction at its simplest.

Henry the Fourth

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064467193
Release Date: 1998-12-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Welcome to neighborhood dog show! First Maxie speaks. Second Baxter begs. Third Daisy rolls over, but will Henry the fourth steal the show? Learning ordinals with this pack of playful pooches will have readers sitting up and begging for more.

Missing Mittens

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064467339
Release Date: 2000-12-26
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Missing Mittens Every animal on Farmer Bill's farm is missing one mitten. Readers can investigate odd and even numbers as they unravel this mitten mystery!

Circus Shapes

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064467131
Release Date: 1997-12-18
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Everyday activities such as sharing a meal, sorting socks, and getting ready for school can be part of learning math. In the MathStart series, everyday life is the basis for each entertaining story. Simple math concepts are embedded in each story so that young children intuitively understand them. Adults can use the creative suggestions for activities in the back of each book to extend learning opportunities with children. Developmentally appropriate and correlated to school grade levels and the curriculum standards of the National Council of Teachers Of Mathematics, MathStart can give children a head start!

Leaping Lizards

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060001308
Release Date: 2005-08-23
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A lively story, vivid artwork, and fifty talented lizards will help young readers master the skill of counting by fives and tens as groups of late lizards show up just before the curtain goes up on their live performance. Simultaneous.

Double the Ducks

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064462495
Release Date: 2002-12-24
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

It's hard work, taking care of 5 little ducks. But when each little duck comes home with a friend -- oh, no! Now it's double the ducks and double the work. How can 1 little boy get everything done? Understanding how to double numbers helps children master both addition and multiplication. Fun, friendship, and lots of ducks make learning this essential skill both easy and entertaining.

Tally O Malley

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060531645
Release Date: 2004-09-14
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The O'Malleys are off to the beach! But it's a long, hot, boring drive. What can Eric, Bridget, and Nell do to keep busy? Play tally games, of course -- counting up all the gray cars or green T-shirts they see. Whoever has the most marks at the end wins the game. Eric wins the first game. Bridget wins the second. It seems like poor Nell will never win a game! But Nell has the luck of the Irish on her side, and a surprise in store for her big brother and sister.

Every Buddy Counts

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064467087
Release Date: 1997-01-03
Genre: Mathematics

You can start with one little hamster and keep counting past six slinky fish, eight favorite playmates, and more -- all the way up to ten cuddly teddy bears. With buddies, counting is fun!

Bug Dance

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064462525
Release Date: 2001-12-18
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The bugs in Coach Caterpillar′s gym class are learning a new dance. But Centipede can′t do it! If he can′t learn the directions left, right, forward and backward, this class will be one big FLOP!

Mighty Maddie

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060531591
Release Date: 2004-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

As Maddie cleans up her room, she learns how to compare the weights of various objects.

3 Little Firefighters

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060001186
Release Date: 2003-08-19
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Three young firefighters must find matching sets of buttons to complete their costumes for a parade, but should they sort them by shape, color, or size?

Rabbit s Pajama Party

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064467223
Release Date: 1999-08-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

At Rabbit's pajama party everyone is eating pizza, telling scary stories, and curling up in their sleeping bags. And what these friends do first, next, and last demonstrates the math concepts of sequencing -- the logical order of events.

Beep Beep Vroom Vroom

Author: Stuart J. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064467285
Release Date: 2000-01-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The yellow cars beep! The red cars vroom! As Molly plays with her big brother’s toy cars, readers will see and recognize patterns, an essential first step in learning to reason from the specific to the general. But can Molly put the cars back in the right order before her brother returns?