# Picture books with level 2 content

## Level 1 statistics

## That’s A Possibility, by Bruce GoldstonePublisher: Henry Holt & Company ISBN: 0805089985 | ||

Description | Introduces children to the ideas of something being possible, probable, or impossible. Each spread features an easy-to-understand scenario such as dice rolling, with questions about probable outcomes and simple explanations. | |

Mathematics | Probability, vocabulary. | |

## Probably pistachio, by Stuart J. MurphyPublisher: HarperCollins ISBN: 0064467341 | ||

Description | Over a day Jack discovers the meanings of certain, likely and possible. | |

Mathematics | Probability, vocabulary. |

## Level 2 algebra

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Description | When you are counting by feet then 1 is a snail and 2 is a person and 4 is a dog! This book uses the number of feet on various animals to be the units by which numbers can be expressed. | |

Mathematics | Number patterns. | |

## Wild Fibonacci - Nature's secret revealed, by Joy HulmePublisher: Tricycle Press ISBN: 9781582463247 | ||

Description | An introduction to the Fibonacci number sequence and its presence in the animal world, such as in the curve of beaks and claws. | |

Mathematics | Number patterns. |

## 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 2 measurement

## Diary of a worm, by Doreen CroninPublisher: Harper Collins ISBN: 006000150X | ||

Description | A juvenile worm keeps a journal over several weeks documenting the events of his life. | |

Mathematics | Time, date, months. | |

## 365 Penguins, by Jean-Luc Fromental and Joelle JolivetPublisher: Abrams ISBN: 9780810944602 This book may no longer be available for purchase.Activity based on this book. | ||

Description | On day one a penguin turns up, day by day the numbers grow. | |

Mathematics | Time, factors, grouping. | |

## Pepetuna, by Denise WhitmorePublisher: Penguin ISBN: 9780143504962 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). | |

## In a minute, by Shelagh McNicholasPublisher: Little Bee ISBN: 9781845392406 This book may no longer be available for purchase.Activity based on this book. | ||

Description | Duration of a minute using the saying 'In a minute'. | |

Mathematics | Time. | |

## Get up and go!, by Stuart J. MurphyPublisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9780064467049 | ||

Description | The dog uses a simple timeline to track the time taken by a little girl as she gets ready to go to school. | |

Mathematics | Addition with time. | |

## Before and after: A book of nature timescapes, by Jan ThornhillPublisher: Greey de Pencier Books ISBN: 18956889612 This book may no longer be available for purchase. | ||

Description | Pictures of natural habitats are shown before and after a time lapse ranging from a few seconds to one year. | |

Mathematics | Time, standard units, vocabulary. | |

## The Warlord's Fish, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1565549643 | ||

Description | A story about the creation of a compass to assist the characters in finding their way home after being lost in a storm. Describes pathways, direction and workings of a compass. | |

Mathematics | Compass direction. | |

## Jim and the Beanstalk, by Raymond BriggsPublisher: Penguin Books ISBN: 9780140500776 | ||

Description | Jim befriends the giant and needs to measure him up for some new glasses and teeth. | |

Mathematics | Length. | |

## How Big was a Dinosaur? by Anna MilbournePublisher: Usborne (2011) ISBN: 9781409506775 | ||

Description | Pipkin the Penguin explores the dimensions of dinosaurs by travelling back in time. Includes a large poster to illustrate the comparisons. | |

Mathematics | Length, time, scale. | |

## How High is the Sky? by Anna MilbournePublisher: Usborne (2008) ISBN: 9781409583202 | ||

Description | Pipkin the Penguin explores the concept of height by following his curiosity up to the sky. Includes a large poster to illustrate the concepts. | |

Mathematics | Length. | |

## How Deep is the Sea? by Anna MilbournePublisher: Usborne (2009) ISBN: 9780746096086 | ||

Description | Pipkin the Penguin follows his curiosity to explore the measurement idea of depth by diving into the sea and finding the creatures at different depths. Includes large poster. | |

Mathematics | Length. | |

## Henry's Map by David ElliotPublisher: Random House (2013) ISBN: 9781775533306 | ||

Description | "Henry is a particular sort of pig" and in an effort to record the proper place for everything on the farm he sets out to create a map. A great story about representing a 3-D environment in a 2-D map and ground views and bird's eye views. | |

Mathematics | Simple maps. |

## Level 2 statistics

## That’s A Possibility, by Bruce GoldstonePublisher: Henry Holt & Company ISBN: 0805089985 | ||

Description | Introduces children to the ideas of something being possible, probable, or impossible. Each spread features an easy-to-understand scenario such as dice rolling, with questions about probable outcomes and simple explanations. | |

Mathematics | Probability, vocabulary. | |

## Lemonade for sale, by Stuart J. MurphyPublisher: HarperCollins ISBN: 9780064467155 | ||

Description | The kids club track the success of their lemonade stall by graphing their sales for a week. | |

Mathematics | Bar graphs. |