Spotty, Stripy, Swirly
What Are Patterns?
From the Series Jane Brocket's Clever Concepts
Dotty, stripy, straight and swirly—patterns are all around us. How many different patterns can you find pictured in this book?
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
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.
“An engaging introduction to patterns as observed in science, math, and art.” —The Horn Book Guide
“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
“Another solid entry sure to attract the attention of art and math teachers alike.” —Kirkus Reviews
“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