Making Friends with Numbers is a workbook of 108 creative practice sheets for multiplication facts. It is written both for third-graders just beginning to learn multiplication facts and for older students who, at any stage of their studies, need to review those facts. The exercises in this book facilitate memorization without being dry repetition. They promote number sense and teach mental strategies that help with multiplication facts. They prepare students for a rich and rewarding mathematical experience. This book complements the Life of Fred books nicely for those students who prefer workbooks. It is also suitable for other math programs. It is appropriate for both home-schooling and more traditional school settings.