David A. Adler taught math for eight years. In that time he learned many things from his students -- including the fact that they thought fractions were hard. So he decided to prove that learning how to work with fractions is not only easy, but also fun! He lives with his family on Long Island. You can learn more about him at www. davidaadler.com.
Edward Miller loves to make concepts clear to kids and has demonstrated that in his previous nonfiction books. School Library Journal praised his Alphabeep: A Zipping, Zooming ABC by Debora Pearson as stunningly illustrated. He lives in New York City. You can visit his website at www.edmiller.com.
A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
Adler tackles yet another difficult math concept using simple language and an excellent comparison. . . . a 'valuable' look at place value.--Kirkus Reviews Miller's vibrant digitally created illustrations add humor, and the endpapers depict a brightly colored, eye-catching chart. This fun and simple explanation of place value provides a strong introduction for young readers.--School Library Journal The text is informative, clear, and, most important, kid friendly . . . --Booklist