Berry, Lynne. 2013. What Floats in a Moat? New York: Simon & Schuster. Illustrated by Matthew Cordell.
Archie the GoatAnd so begins a silly tale of trial and error as Archie and Skinny the Hen try to cross the moat in the S.S. Buttermilk, a barrel that is in turns full, empty, and finally, just right. If there is a more fun way to learn about Archimedes' Principle, it surely involves actual water! Fun, entertaining, and educational, too. What more can you ask for?
stopped short at a moat.
He measured and mapped.
He doodled and drew.
He sketched and scribbled
"Aha! To cross the moat,"
pronounced the goat,
"we build a contraption to float!"
See a preview of What Floats in a Moat? here.
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