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The Wishing Club

A Story About Fractions
A Picture Book by

Petey wishes on the first star he sees, but instead of the dollar he hopes for, he gets only a quarter. The next night his little brother Joey wishes for a cookie—and gets just half of one. The twins, Sally and Samantha, don't fare much better.

Try as they might, the children each wind up with a fraction of what they wished for. Can they figure out how to combine their wishes to wind up with one whole, happy pet?
This charming blend of storytelling and math will keep young readers engaged till the very end.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

July 2007 : USA Hardback

Title: The Wishing Club: A Story About Fractions
Author(s): Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN: 0-8050-7665-4 / 978-0-8050-7665-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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