Ready, Set, Hop! (MathStart 3) (Paperback)

Ready, Set, Hop! (MathStart 3) Cover Image
By Stuart J. Murphy, Jon Buller (Illustrator)

Other Books in Series

This is book number 2 in the MathStart 3 series.


Help kids with their math skills plus their reading skills with the engaging and fun MathStart series!

Ready, Set, Hop! is perfect for teaching building equations to second, third, and fourth gradersFrog friends Matty and Moe are off with a "Ready, Set, Hop!" They both made it to the rock, but who's in the lead? If Matty hopped 5 hops and Moe hopped 2 more hops than Matty, then the score is 5 to 7. But then they're off again...

Kids will love the story and the funny illustrations by Jon Buller. Parents and other educators will love how the story and pictures make understanding comparisons a breeze—as well as the concrete examples of how math works! The book contains activities for adults to do with kids to extend math into their own lives! Math = Fun!

MathStart is an award-winning series by Stuart J. Murphy that teaches math through stories and visual models. Young readers find the stories engaging and relatable, because each story revolves around practical applications of the math concept being presented and features lively art from top-notch illustrators.

Charts and other visual representations help children understand how the math works and promote deeper comprehension. This unique combination of stories, illustrations, and visual models helps teachers and parents in the teaching of math and provides all children with the opportunity to succeed.

The 63-book series is divided into three levels with 21 books in each. The math concepts taught in MathStart books conform to state and national standards. Level 1 is Pre-K–Kindergarten; Level 2 is Grades 1–3; Level 3 is Grades 2–4. The series follows math topics across grades so there is a foundational path to learning that runs through the levels.

About the Author

Stuart J. Murphy is a visual learning specialist. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he has a strong background in design and art direction. He also has extensive experience in the world of educational publishing. Drawing on all these talents, Stuart J. Murphy brings a unique perspective to the MathStart series. In MathStart books, pictures do more than tell stories; they teach math.

Stuart J. Murphy and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston.

Jon Buller has illustrated 26 books for children including Snug House, Bug House and No Tooth, No Quarter, both of which he co-wrote with his wife, Susan Schade.
Mr. Buller lives in Lyme, CT.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780064467025
ISBN-10: 0064467023
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: April 1st, 1996
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: MathStart 3

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