# Math and Literature: Measurement Set

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Set includes:

Twelve Snails to One Lizard: Milo Beaver needs to measure a log to fix the hole in the dam. What can he use to measure? Bubba Bullfrog says an inch is about as long as a snail and a foot is about as long as a lizard.

Me and the Measure of Things: Simple text and playful illustrations teach from a kid's-eye view, the differences between wet and dry measurements, weight, size, and length using everyday objects and situations.

How Big Were the Dinosaurs?: If Ankylosaurus were alive today, you might be able to ride it to school - after all, it was bigger than a school bus. And if Diplodocus was on your basketball team, you'd always be sure to win the game; his body would stretch the length of the court! In this fact- and fancy-filled book about dinosaurs, Bernard Most shows just how the largest of these prehistoric creatures would measure up in today's world. A six-page foldout helps show how big the biggest dinosaur really was.

Inchworm and a Half: A puzzled inchworm enlists the aid of 1/2-inch, 1/3-inch, and 1/4-inch worms in her quest to measure all the vegetables in her garden.

Millions to Measure: The magical mathematician makes it easy to understand the basic pattern of meters, liters, and grams.

Jim and the Beanstalk: Teach measurement and proportion with this updated version of the classic tale.

How Big is a Foot?: Help children grasp basic concepts of measurement and how units of measure relate to the real world.

How Tall, How Short, How Faraway?: This book provides a historical perspective on measurement: Egyptian, Roman, English, and metric. Conversion tables are shown.

Counting on Frank: A story about a boy who uses fact, figures, and his own wild imagination to make counting fun. Includes an introduction to the metric system, thought-provoking measurement activities, and answers.

How Long or How Wide?: A rhyming text filled with funny examples explains how to use and compare metric and US customary units of length. Readers are also introduced to the tools they need to measure length - rulers, meter sticks, and more.

On the Scale, a Weighty Tale: In this wacky look at weight, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable introduce essential measurement units- from grams to pounds to tons. The comical cats show how to measure trucks, trains, ducks, cranes, and more. Peppy rhymes, goofy illustrations, and kid-friendly examples make light work of this heavy topic.

Measuring Penny: Children learn about measurement with various devices.

Mapping Penny's World: Lisa's class is making maps. The teacher says that the maps can be of any place, so Lisa starts with her bedroom. This leads to an idea of mapping her dog, Penny's world. A companion book to the critically acclaimed Measuring Penny.

Is A Blue Whale The Biggest Thing There Is?: A blue whale is big; it's the BIGGEST animal alive. But it isn't the biggest thing there is. After all, a blue whale would look small sitting on top of a mountain. And though a mountain is large, it's no more than a pebble in relation to the whole earth. In this book, you'll discover some big things, some bigger things, and the thing beyond measure.

If a book becomes unavailable at any time, one of similar subject matter will be substituted, or the price will be adjusted. "Inch By Inch" is no longer available.

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