Learning Mathematics Becomes Magically Interesting in Picture Book

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Author Lynda Page’s “Caley’s Secret Garden” is a captivating tale that reveals how a little girl’s dislike for mathematics turns into a fun and exciting learning experience

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It is not surprising that many children hate mathematics. For many different reasons, they find it a dilemma they need to overcome in school. Like these kids, Caley also hates learning mathematics until she meets a new friend who needs her help—a kind of help that requires her ability to do mathematics. Will she learn to love mathematics to be able to help her new friend? Readers can find out in between the covers of author Lynda Page’s Caley’s Secret Garden.

This book follows the story of Caley who, like many children, hates Mathematics and refuses to do it in class. To make sure that Caley completes her work, Mrs. Grumble, her teacher, sends it home so that Caley’s mother Lisa can help. However, she really hates the subject even at home because she doesn’t find it important to her dream of becoming a movie star. When her mother leaves her alone in the room, she escapes to her secret garden where magical things happen. She makes friends with a talking frog, who teaches her a valuable lesson in life and changes her attitude toward learning Mathematics. How? The next thing that happens is quite a surprise.

Lynda has woven not only a delightful story that will entice children to read, but has created a medium to help children understand the importance of mathematics in their everyday life. Amusement, life lessons and inspiration are rolled into one motivational instrument in Caley’s Secret Garden.

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About the Author
Lynda Page grew up in Southwest Victoria, Australia, on a large dairy farm. She learned how to be a very good cook, which allowed her to escape milking cows. She and her two sisters all left school at the age of 15. They decided to start their own business from the farm and became quite successful clothing manufacturers in the early 1970s. She has designed and made many wedding gowns over the years. She now also has an online business where she makes to order jumpsuit pyjamas, or Onesie’s as they are called by many. Lynda’s husband Peter, children and grandchildren are the centre of her world and also her inspiration to write educational, fun books that teach life’s morals.

Publication Date: June 21, 2012
Picture Book; $34.99; 26 pages; 978-1-4771-0605-1
Ebook; $3.99; 978-1-4771-0606-8

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Xlibris books can be purchased at Xlibris bookstore. For more information, contact Xlibris at 1-800-618-969 or on the web at http://www.Xlibris.com.au.

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