Triangle

By BARNETT, Mac

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ISBN
9780763696030
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2017  |  Picture Book

K-Gr 2—A pair of practical jokes will have readers debating who started it in this picture book from the deadpan duo. Readers first meet Triangle, a simple shape with two large eyes and a sturdy pair of legs. Triangle declares that he's going to play a "sneaky trick" on Square, so he sets off across a backdrop of triangular landmarks, through the slightly wilder land of waterfalls and "shapes with no names," into a region of squares to the house of Square, a similarly wide-eyed figure. Hiding outside and hissing like a snake, Triangle fri...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2017

Triangle leaves his triangle-shaped house via his triangle-shaped door, off to "play a sneaky trick on Square." He walks to Square's house and stands outside the square-shaped door, hissing like a snake. Square, who is afraid of snakes, predictably and gratifyingly freaks out. The mischief-maker gives himself away by laughing and gets chased back home by Square. It's Square who gets the last laugh, sort of, thanks to geometry: you can't fit a square-shaped obj...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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