Real-life situations and relatable narratives introduce students to the principles of multiplication and division, an essential part of third-grade math. Age-appropriate language encourages learning, which will help readers to become fluent in more complex math topics. Engaging visuals complement high-interest topics, while visually appealing designs help to make the math concrete. Readers will delight in learning about nocturnal animals while also learning the fundamentals of multiplication. This volume meets CCSS Math Standard 3.OA.A.3.