Level 1 geometry
Nanny Mihi’s treasure hunt, by Melanie DreweryPublisher: Reed ISBN: 1869486811
This book may no longer be available for purchase. Activity based on this book. 

Description  Nanny Mihi enlists the help of her visiting mokopuna to find a misplaced box of treasures.  
Mathematics  3shapes and geometry vocabulary.  
A lion in the night, by Pamela AllenPublisher: Hodder and Stoughton ISBN: 9780140509397


Description  A lion steals a baby from the castle and takes her on a wild ride through the night. The members of the court have to follow the lion's path.  
Mathematics  Directions and pathways.  
Pepetuna, by Denise WhitmorePublisher: Penguin ISBN: 9780143504962
This book may no longer be available for purchase. Activity based on this book. 

Description  The life cycle of a Pepetuna moth in relation to the life of a child.  
Mathematics 
Symmetry (Level 1), timelines (Level 2).


Perfect Square, by Michael HallPublisher: Greenwillow ISBN: 9780061915130


Description  A square reinvents itself over the week as it changes shape through a series of misadventures.  
Mathematics 
2D shape.


They all saw a cat, by Brendan WenzelPublisher: Chronicle Books ISBN: 9781452150130


Description  This book follows the adventures of one cat, and how perspective shapes what we see. In this case, how cats look very different depending on your point of view. 

Mathematics 
Position and orientation, and spatial awareness.

Level 2 geometry
The greedy triangle, by Marilyn BurnsPublisher: Scholastic Paperbacks ISBN: 9780545042208


Description  A story about a triangle that wants to change its number of sides.  
Mathematics  Features of shapes.  
My Map Book, by Sara FanelliPublisher: Walker Books ISBN: 9780060264550


Description  A look at mapping from a variety of perspectives including the neighbourhood, family map, and a bedroom.  
Mathematics  Maps.  
Perfect Square, by Michael HallPublisher: Greenwillow ISBN: 9780061915130


Description  A square reinvents itself over the week as it changes shape through a series of misadventures.  
Mathematics 
2D shape.


They all saw a cat, by Brendan WenzelPublisher: Chronicle Books ISBN: 9781452150130


Description  This book follows the adventures of one cat, and how perspective shapes what we see. In this case, how cats look very different depending on your point of view. 

Mathematics 
Position and orientation, and spatial awareness.

Level 3 geometry
The warlord's puzzle, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1565544951


Description  The geometric puzzle, the tangram, is explored in the context of a challenge issued by an ancient Chinese warlord to put a tile broken into 7 pieces back together again.  
Mathematics  Shape.  
A cloak for the dreamer, by Aileen FriedmanPublisher: Scholastic Press ISBN: 9780590489874


Description  The tailor's three sons explore shapes that fit together as they make cloaks for the Archduke.  
Mathematics  Tesselation.  
Zoom, by Istvan BanyaiPublisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780140557749


Description  A wordless book that explores magnification and enlargement.  
Mathematics  Transformation.  
ReZoom, by Istvan BanyaiPublisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780140556940


Description  A wordless book that explores magnification and enlargement  
Mathematics  Transformation.  
The Emperor's Army, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1589806905


Description  The discovery of the Terracotta Army provides the main character with the opportunity to uncover the mystery of its creation and explore the concept of volume.  
Mathematics  Volume, space.  
The Warlord's Kites, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1589801806


Description  The characters use their understanding of how to calculate area as a way to create kites and frighten away and invading army.  
Mathematics  Area, 2D shape. 
Level 4 geometry
A cloak for the dreamer, by Aileen FriedmanPublisher: Scholastic Press ISBN: 9780590489874


Description  The tailor's three sons explore shapes that fit together as they make cloaks for the Archduke.  
Mathematics  Tesselation.  
Zoom, by Istvan BanyaiPublisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780140557749


Description  A wordless book that explores magnification and enlargement.  
Mathematics  Transformation.  
ReZoom, by Istvan BanyaiPublisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780140556940


Description  A wordless book that explores magnification and enlargement  
Mathematics  Transformation.  
The Emperor's Army, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1589806905


Description  The discovery of the Terracotta Army provides the main character with the opportunity to uncover the mystery of its creation and explore the concept of volume.  
Mathematics  Volume, space.  
The Warlord's Kites, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1589801806


Description  The characters use their understanding of how to calculate area as a way to create kites and frighten away and invading army.  
Mathematics  Area, 2D shape. 