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Parents' Guide to

The Chicken Problem

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Fun problem-solving romp for math-loving girl and her cat.

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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Very epic

The best moment is when Getting is in the car

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This is more than just a counting book; it's about the joy of solving problems, no matter how overwhelming, and it definitely makes math look like fun. The story is a simple one with a happy ending and a great lesson. The colorful, animated illustrations make Peg and Cat's math-infused world come alive with energy and friendship that will captivate even more sophisticated readers. The characters have just enough cuteness to make them lovable and believable, and each scene, set against graph paper covered with faded equations, will give both kids and their parents plenty to look at and share.

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