"Mrs. Riley Bought Five Itchy Aardvarks" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing Science Facts
From the Series Adventures in Memory ™
They say elephants never forget. Once you read this book, neither will you! Brian P. Cleary has tips for tackling all types of tricky science facts. This book is bursting with acrostics, acronyms, poems, songs, and more. Need to keep track of the order of the planets? Mel can help. As in: “Mel’s Very Excited Ma Just Served Us Nachos.” How about photosynthesis? Sing a song about it to the tune of “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”! And better yet, you’ll get ideas for how you can create your very own painless memory tricks. Lively illustrations from J. P. Sandy add to the fun of this UNFORGETTABLE series!
|Grade 4 - Grade 6
|Lerner Publishing Group
|Millbrook Press ™
|Reading Counts! Level
|Reading Counts! Points
|Guided Reading Level
|ATOS Reading Level
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz
|Accelerated Reader® Points
|Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Author: Brian P. Cleary
Brian P. Cleary is an American humorist, poet, and author. He is best known for his books written for grade-school children that explore grammar, math and poetry in humorous ways. In his role in the digital division of American Greetings, he's put words in the mouths of Dolly Parton, Christina Aguilera, William Shatner, Meghan Trainor and more. The multi-million selling author has performed poetry workshops in 500 elementary schools across the county. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
Illustrator: J. P. Sandy
J. P. Sandy has been creating cartoons and humorous illustrations for newspapers, magazines, and greeting cards for over 25 years. Working alongside best-selling author Brian Cleary, Mr. Sandy has illustrated the Adventures in Memory™ series, Rhyme and PUNishment, and The Laugh Stand. Mr. Sandy and his wife have two sons and a dog and live in Rocky River, Ohio.
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