Spotty, Stripy, Swirly

What Are Patterns?

From the Series Jane Brocket's Clever Concepts

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Dotty, stripy, straight and swirly—patterns are all around us. How many different patterns can you find pictured in this book?

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-4613-5
$26.65 $19.99
978-0-7613-8846-3
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2012-01-01
BISACS JNF013070, JNF035000, JNF013000
Dewey 152.14'23
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.75
Lexile 530
Guided Reading Level K
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Reviews

The Horn Book Guide

“An engaging introduction to patterns as observed in science, math, and art.” —The Horn Book Guide

Booklist

“Parents and teachers looking for a concept book on patterns will find this a rich collection of photos that can spark any number of discussions around the subject.” —Booklist

Kirkus Reviews

“Another solid entry sure to attract the attention of art and math teachers alike.” —Kirkus Reviews

School Library Journal

“This book is a visual treat that could be used by teachers looking for ways to introduce the topic, and it will attract browsers as well. A first purchase.” —School Library Journal

Author, Photographer: Jane Brocket

Jane Brocket is the author of The Gentle Art of Domesticity (2007) and The Gentle Art of Quiltmaking (2010) and of two books based on the wonderful things characters eat and do in classic children’s books: Cherry Cake and Ginger Beer (2008) and Ripping Things to Do (2009)—a selection of the pieces in these two books has been collected into one volume for the US as Turkish Delight and Treasure Hunts (Perigee, 2010). She is currently writing a series of four Clever Concepts books for Millbrook Press. She has a knitting book to be published in 2011 and two more craft books in the pipeline. Jane enjoys knitting, quilting, sewing, baking, growing flowers, and taking photographs of the things she makes as well as details of the world around her. She loves color, pattern, texture, shapes, and objects. And, above all, she love books and reading.