You are here

Back to top

A Pair of Socks (MathStart 1) (Paperback)

A Pair of Socks (MathStart 1) Cover Image
By Stuart J. Murphy, Lois Ehlert (Illustrator)
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days


Does a polka-dotted sock match a striped sock? Young children will learn about matching, an important early math skill, as a lonely striped sock searches the house for its mate. They will may even be inspired to practice this skill in their own sock drawers!

Best Children's Science Books 1997 (Science Books and Films)

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.

Lois Ehlert is the Caldecott Honor winning author and illustrator of Color Zoo, as well as Color Farm, and Circus. She is also the illustrator of many other books including Crocodile Smile by Sarah Weeks, and A Pair of Socks by Stuart J. Murphy. She lives in Milwaukee, WI.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780064467032
ISBN-10: 0064467031
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: July 19th, 1996
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: MathStart 1