Perfect Square
  • Perfect Square
  • Perfect Square
  • Perfect Square
  • Perfect Square
  • Perfect Square
ISBN: 0061915130
EAN13: 9780061915130
Language: English
Release Date: Mar 29, 2011
Pages: 40
Dimensions: 0.4" H x 10.3" L x 10.1" W
Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

A book that begs for reams of colored paper, rooms full of imaginative hands, and a whole lot of clapping and giggling.--Washington Post

Michael Hall, the New York Times bestselling author of My Heart Is Like a Zoo and Red: A Crayon's Story, inspires creativity and resilience in this strikingly illustrated picture book starring a brightly colored square. Perfect Square is the perfect choice for teaching kids to think outside the box Young readers will learn days of the week and colors of the rainbow, as well as emotional resilience.

In brilliant, innovative collage artwork, Michael Hall illustrates how a happy square transforms itself after facing one challenge after another. Cut into pieces and poked full of holes? Time to become a burbling fountain Torn into scraps? Grow into a garden Day after day, the square reinvents itself, from simple and perfect to complex and perfect . . . and always happy.

A near perfect concept book . . . a book to revisit often, and with delight.--The Horn Book

Pages are lusciously intense as we watch versatility trump geometry--The Chicago Tribune

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Frequently Asked Questions About Perfect Square

  • How long does it take to read Perfect Square?

    It takes about 5 Hours and 24 minutes on average for a reader to read Perfect Square. This is based on the average reading speed of 250 Words per minute.

  • What is the reading level for Perfect Square?

    The recommended reading level for Perfect Square is Preschool through Kindergarten .

  • What is the Lexile score for Perfect Square?

    The Lexile score for Perfect Square is 470.

  • How long is Perfect Square?

    Perfect Square is 40 pages long.

  • Who wrote Perfect Square?

    Perfect Square was written by Michael Hall

  • Which awards has Perfect Square won?

    Perfect Square won the following awards:

    in 2012 Perfect Square won the Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens in category .

    in 2012 Perfect Square won the Black-Eyed Susan Award in category .

    in 2012 Perfect Square won the Texas 2x2 Reading List in category .

    in 2012 Perfect Square won the Ladybug Picture Book Award in category .

    in 2013 Perfect Square won the Volunteer State Book Awards in category .

    in 2013 Perfect Square won the Georgia Children's Book Award in category .

    in 2013 Perfect Square won the North Carolina Children's Book Award in category .

    in 2014 Perfect Square won the Monarch Award in category .

Book Reviews (8)

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   Creativity personified!
I love this book ''. Hall created a masterpiece with this model. Everything works beautifully about the book. The story and the theme about dealing with the challenges that life can throw at you is spot on. The design of the book fits the story of a tee. Often, one does not find a lot of character growth in a picture book, the story is often too short, especially if the characters are not human. But here the square does grow and realizes that change and challenge can bring joy. Highly Recommended '' - Book.
   making this book a great accompaniment to any paper collage activity
The illustrations naturally evoke discussion about the artist's techniques, making this book a great accompaniment to any paper collage activity. Highly recommended for those who teach in the nursery age range to teach, parent or babysit children.
   Happy customer!
Well packaged and in great condition. After renting this book from our library, my daughter has been begging for her own “square book. ” So happy I was able to find it at an affordable price, and it came before Christmas!
   Don't forget the art supplies
The book explored a square and took possibilities. Cutting : Wrinkling. com is a great work by John Wicket. Rearranging : Addition : A juvenile child's exploration of theme and variation. Espérance is needed for a very young child, someone who knows how to use scissors. Along with the book supplies, pencil boxes with a pencil box were included. 4th Scrapbook Printing Paper - found at Wal-Mart. Nifty-stained scissors tipped with Blunt. Scalloped '' scissors were cut. Hole Punch is a Hole Punch board game. Children are not quite old enough for the projects in the book.
   The books were left in a puddle
I was happy to order these hard cover books, which arrived as ordered, but were delivered in a puddle and are all warped. I have a dry covered space before my front door, but found the box on the grass in a puddle.
   Clever idea for a story!
A little early for my great nephew, but soon. The author loves the author.
   Great book!
This book is my favorite! I use it for a STEAM club assignment based on different ideas to get the kids thinking about how to make a scene using a square of paper!
   Great story! My 3 year old loved and I ...
I also read it to my kindergarten class and enjoyed it!