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Sir Cumference and the dragon of pi : a math adventure

Author: Cindy Neuschwander; Wayne Geehan
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Sir Cumference drinks a potion which turns him into a dragon, his son Radius searches for the magic number known as pi which will restore him to his former shape.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cindy Neuschwander; Wayne Geehan
ISBN: 1570911665 9781570911668 1570911649 9781570911644
OCLC Number: 40762506
Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: by Cindy Neuschwander ; illustrated by Wayne Geehan.

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When Sir Cumference drinks a potion which turns him into a dragon, his son Radius searches for the magic number known as pi which will restore him to his former shape.

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A math myth to teach pi

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2008-08-09) Very Good Permalink

I am such a math nerd--I love this book!  I love the names of the characters (Sir Cumference and his son Radius, Geo Metry and his brother Sym, Lady Di of Ameter, etc.) and the way the author tells a fairy tale about a knight turning into a dragon when he drinks a potion, and really it's a funny...
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