Uma Wimple loves to make charts.

A chart for pizza toppings?
No problem.

A chart mapping trees?

But what is it, exactly, that makes a house . . . house-y?

Praise for Uma Wimple Charts Her House…

The story’s strong opening lines and a smattering of Uma’s epic charts grab kids’ attention from page 1 and never let go…

—Parents Magazine

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With her overalls’ front pocket stuffed with a calculator and pencils, and red glasses resting on her white, freckled cheeks, Uma Wimple is ready…

—Kirkus Reviews

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How can she possibly make a chart that shows feelings and smells and sounds? Uma, master chart maker, must find a way.


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What is a Chart?

A chart visualizes information that tells a story and makes you see the world in a new way. There are many different types of charts! Click below for some printable DIY templates, and make your own!

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About the Creators

Reif Larsen

Reif Larsen, who makes a chart a day, is the author of two novels for adults, I Am Radar and the New York Times bestseller The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet, which is about a young mapmaker who would probably get along with Uma Wimple. The novel was adapted for the screen by Jean-Pierre Jeunet.

Ben Gibson

Ben Gibson spends his days making charts about things like birds, cats, dogs, wizards, skyscrapers, outer space, grammar, rap music, invisible things, fruits, vegetables, sharks, bicycles, and dinosaurs at the company he cofounded, Pop Chart. Pop Chart’s award-winning designs can be seen in people’s homes all around the world.

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