Dawn Morris at Moms Inspire Learning

“Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers is Nature is a photographic book which brings a somewhat mysterious subject to life for children between the ages of 8 and 12. It could be paired with a nature walk to count the petals on flowers, or children might enjoy examining actual pinecones and pineapples!” Read Full Review

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Jennifer Wharton at Jean Little Library

“This book uses exquisite photographs and perfectly chosen text to explain the concept of patterns in nature, specifically Fibonacci numbers, in such a way that even a kindergartener can understand. Hey, I bet I could read this to PRESCHOOLERS and they would get it!” Read Full Review

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Rebecca Otis

“A great general exposure to patterns for the youngest students and a clear introduction to this crucial pattern for slightly older students.” Read Full Review

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Publisher’s Weekly

“Besides being eye-catching, the photographs ought to prove invaluable for visual learners (spiral patterns in a pinecone are darkened for visibility). Kids should be left with a clear understanding of the pattern and curious about its remarkable prevalence in nature.”

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Kirkus

“This math-and-science title is another beautiful photo-essay by the creators of Wolfsnail (2008). … This clear demonstration of complex ideas will be welcomed in elementary classrooms.”

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School Library Journal

“This slim, attractive volume makes clear the appearance and significance of Fibonacci numbers in nature, both through simple, precise explanations and eye-catching photographs. With plenty of white space and crisp images, the design of the book is appealing. … (M)ath teachers looking to add an interesting element to a lesson will find this a solid…

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Elizabeth Bird, A Fuse #8 Production

Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature is “the newest picture book format math book to add to your shelves. It does contain a couple difficult concepts, but with the right grown-up by their side, there’s very little in Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature that a child won’t be able to figure out on their…

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