If there is one thing we love as much as pizza, it’s a book that makes math digestible! Fractions can be tricky, but Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson make them easy as pie as they read PEG + CAT: THE PIZZA PROBLEM on this podcast episode of Read Out Loud.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Peg + Cat: The Pizza Problem
By Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson
Published by Candlewick Entertainment
What do fractions have to do with pizza? The stars of the Emmy Award winning animated series “Peg + Cat” serve up a delicious new episode.
It’s lunchtime at Peg’s Pizza Place. Peg and Cat are excited to take their first order from the Teens only to learn that some of their customers want a whole pizza while one of them wants half a pie. How can Peg and Cat make half a pie when they don t know what “half “is? Luckily, Ramone and Mac are there to help, with a slice up the middle of the pizza. As more customers come in, things get entertaining, with Peg singing a jazzy song and Cat doing a dance. But soon there’s another problem: four orders, but only two and a half pizzas left. Peg is totally freaking out until Cat reminds her that when it comes to halves and wholes, it’s all in how you slice it.
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