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10 Books About Shapes

    City Shapes

    City Shapes - Diana Murray; illustrated by Bryan Collier

    A young girl walks through the bustling city, while a pigeon flies above, both spotting hidden shapes at every turn.

    PICTURE BOOK Murray, D.

    Round - Joyce Sidman; illustrated by Taeeun Yoo

    Newbery-Honor winning poet Joyce Sidman invites readers to search their worlds for round objects in nature. Illustrated with warm, intimate art by two-time New York Times Best Illustrated artist Taeeun Yoo, this fresh celebration shows why we love this shape best.

    PICTURE BOOK Sidman, J.

    Triangle - Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen

    After Triangle plays a trick on Square, Square plans to reciprocate but runs into trouble when he tries to enter the triangular doorway of Triangle's home.

    PICTURE BOOK Barnett, M.
    Go, Shapes, Go!

    Go, Shapes, Go! - Denise Fleming

    Circles, rectangles, ovals, arcs, and more have fun moving about, along with a mischievous mouse that wants to play, too.

    PICTURE BOOK Fleming, D.    
    Mouse Shapes

    Mouse Shapes - Ellen Stoll Walsh

    Three mice make a variety of things out of different shapes as they hide from a scary cat.

    PICTURE BOOK Walsh, E.
    Shape Shift

    Shape Shift - Joyce Hesselberth

    Round, curvy, pointy, or straight-shapes are all around us. With illustrations that highlight shapes in all their forms, this book reinforces the identification of circles, squares, crescents, diamonds, triangles, rectangles, trapezoids, and ovals while encouraging kids to pair shapes together to make new forms.

    PICTURE BOOK Hesselberth, J.
    Round is a Mooncake

    Round is a Mooncake - Roseanne Thong; illustrated by Grace Lin

    As a little girl discovers things round, square, and rectangular in her urban neighborhood, she is reminded of her Chinese American culture.

    PICTURE BOOK Thong, R.
    Stanley's Shapes

    Stanley's Shapes - William Bee

    Stanley and Little Woo are on vacation learning about shapes.

    BOARD BOOK Bee, W.    
    Museum Shapes

    Museum Shapes - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

    Learn the different shapes by looking at pieces of art.

    CHILDREN 516.15 M986 2005
    The Chicken Squad

    The Chicken Squad - Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Kevin Cornell

    When the squirrel Tail comes barreling into the chicken coop ranting about a round, shiny, green, big, scary thing in the yard, Dirt, Sweetie, Poppy, and Sugar investigate what could be from out of this world.

    MOVING UP Cronin, D.
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