Picture books with level 3 measurement content

Level 3 measurement

Counting on Frank, by Rod Clement

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)      ISBN: 039570393X
Activity based on this book.
DescriptionA boy asks and answers questions such as "how long a line will my ball point pen draw?", and "how many humpback whales would fit in my house?"
Mathematics
Measurement.
Enlargement.

How big is it? A book all about bigness, by Ben Hillman

Publisher: Scholastic      ISBN:0439918081
This book may no longer be available for purchase.
DescriptionThis is an exploration of the comparative size of “big” things when they are set alongside common or well known references.
MathematicsLength, volume, area.

How fast is it? A zippy book all about speed, by Ben Hillman

Publisher: Scholastic      ISBN: 0439918677
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DescriptionThis is an exploration of the comparative speed of very fast and very slow things when they are compared to common or well known references.
MathematicsRate, distance, time.

How strong is it? A mighty book all about strength, by Ben Hillman

Publisher: Scholastic      ISBN:0439918669
This book may no longer be available for purchase.
DescriptionThis is an exploration of the comparative strength of “strong” things when they are compared to common or well known references.
MathematicsRate, mass.

Belonging, by Jeannie Baker

Publisher: Walker Books      ISBN: 9781406305487
Description
A wordless book that depicts the first 24 years of a person’s life documenting the changes that occur within her room, her life and outside in her community.
MathematicsTime, years, decades.

The story of everything: From the big bang until now, by Neal Layton

Publisher: Barron’s      ISBN: 0764159852
This book may no longer be available for purchase.
Description
A interactive pop-up book that gives a humourous account of the history of the universe and evolution of life on earth.
MathematicsTime, millennia, centuries, years, million.

The Emperor's Army, by Virginia Walton Pilegard

Publisher: Pelican      ISBN: 1589806905
DescriptionThe discovery of the Terra-cotta Army provides the main character with the opportunity to uncover the mystery of its creation and explore the concept of volume.
MathematicsVolume, space.

The Warlord's Kites, by Virginia Walton Pilegard

Publisher: Pelican      ISBN: 1589801806
DescriptionThe characters use their understanding of how to calculate area as a way to create kites and frighten away and invading army.
MathematicsArea, 2-D shape.

In a minute, by Shelagh McNicholas

Publisher: Little Bee      ISBN: 9781845392406
This book may no longer be available for purchase.
Activity based on this book.
DescriptionDuration of a minute using the saying 'In a minute'.
Mathematics
Time.

Zachary Zormer shape transformer, by Joanne Reisberg

Publisher: Charlesbridge      ISBN: 9781570918766
Description
A interactive pop-up book that gives a humourous account of the history of the universe and evolution of life on earth.
MathematicsArea, length, perimeter.

The Warlord's Fish, by Virginia Walton Pilegard

Publisher: Pelican      ISBN: 1565549643
DescriptionA 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.
MathematicsCompass direction.

The Warlord's Messengers, by Virginia Walton Pilegard

Publisher: Pelican      ISBN: 1589802713
DescriptionAs a deadline looms the characters must use their knowledge of rate and velocity to insure they arrive at the banquet on time.
MathematicsRate, speed.

The Warlord's Alarm, by Virginia Walton Pilegard

Publisher: Pelican      ISBN: 1589803787
DescriptionIn a time without clocks, the characters have to find a way to create an alarm that ensures they wake up in time. The answer is a water clock!
MathematicsTime, rate.