I read this book to a 2nd grade class, and what a reaction! I chose this book because I thought it was creative - never before had I ever thought that literature books about mathematics would be interesting enough to use in the classroom, but my eyes have been opened.
The children were very receptive to the book right away - they liked the cover, and once inside loved the pictures. I had full class participation too, which was very surprising to me. They were answering all of the questions as a group, but managed to maintain a reasonable noise level. They stayed with it until the very end, and afterwards I asked them what they thought of the story. I was told that they liked the interactive (not their word exactly) way the story was told. They also liked the illustrations and thought that the thought bubbles were cool. Overall, I was very impressed by the performance level this book encouraged in a 2nd grade classroom, and I was inspired to read another Loreen Leedy book called, "2x2 = BOO!," to my niece who is 9 years old, and I have also published a review on that book.