Level 1 measurement
Ernest, by Catherine RaynerPublisher: MacMillan ISBN: 9780230712553
Activity based on this book. 

Description  Ernest the Moose is TOOO big to fit in this regular size book and after many attempts to squish in, he and his friend come up with a solution: increase the area of the book. Now he fits perfectly.  
Mathematics  Area and size.  
Guess how much I love you, by Sam McBratneyPublisher: Walker Books ISBN: 9781406342864


Description  Little Nut Brown Hare discovers it is difficult to measure love using his experiences with length and height.  
Mathematics  Length and non standard units.  
Twice my size, by Adrian MitchellPublisher: Igloo Books ISBN: 0747541884
This book may no longer be available for purchase. 

Description 
A comparative exploration of a series of friends, each one “twice the size” of the previous one.


Mathematics  Size, comparison, vocabulary.  
Good Morning, Good Night, by Erin DevlinPublisher: Reed (2007) ISBN: 9780143503842
This book may no longer be available for purchase. Activity based on this book. 

Description  Exploration of the concepts of night and day and how "the day unit" is divided up by nocturnal and day time creatures  especially kiwi.  
Mathematics 
Time.


Little giant, by Simone LiaPublisher: Gullane Children's Books ISBN: 1862334935
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Description 
The girl is the smallest in the family, but in her imagination she can be as big as she wants.


Mathematics  Relative size.  
Tall, by Jez AlboroughPublisher: Walker Books ISBN: 1406301736


Description  Comparison of height of animals.  
Mathematics 
Relative size.


How Big is Big? by Gretel WatsonPublisher: ABC Books ISBN: 9780733323812
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Description  Mrs. Watson and her class decide to explore how big is big? This question leads them on a journey of discovery.  
Mathematics 
Length, volume, mass.


Diary of a Baby Wombat, by Jackie FrenchPublisher: Harper Collins ISBN: 9780007351756


Description  The daily life of a baby wombat.  
Mathematics 
Time.


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


Time to Sleep, by Annemarie FlorianPublisher: Reed (2004) ISBN: 1869486749
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Description  Kiwi has trouble sleeping during the day because all the other animals are making too much noise. But when night comes it is kiwi's turn to be loud!  
Mathematics 
Time.

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 JeanLuc 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
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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
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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
This book may no longer be available for purchase. 

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
This book may no longer be available for purchase. 

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
This book may no longer be available for purchase. 

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 3D environment in a 2D map and ground views and bird's eye views.  
Mathematics 
Simple maps.

Level 3 measurement
Counting on Frank, by Rod ClementPublisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) ISBN: 039570393X
Activity based on this book. 

Description  A 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 HillmanPublisher: Scholastic ISBN:0439918081
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Description  This is an exploration of the comparative size of “big” things when they are set alongside common or well known references.  
Mathematics  Length, volume, area.  
How fast is it? A zippy book all about speed, by Ben HillmanPublisher: Scholastic ISBN: 0439918677
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Description  This is an exploration of the comparative speed of very fast and very slow things when they are compared to common or well known references.  
Mathematics  Rate, distance, time.  
How strong is it? A mighty book all about strength, by Ben HillmanPublisher: Scholastic ISBN:0439918669
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Description  This is an exploration of the comparative strength of “strong” things when they are compared to common or well known references.  
Mathematics  Rate, mass.  
Belonging, by Jeannie BakerPublisher: 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.


Mathematics  Time, years, decades.  
The story of everything: From the big bang until now, by Neal LaytonPublisher: Barron’s ISBN: 0764159852
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Description 
A interactive popup book that gives a humourous account of the history of the universe and evolution of life on earth.


Mathematics  Time, millennia, centuries, years, million.  
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.  
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.


Zachary Zormer shape transformer, by Joanne ReisbergPublisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570918766


Description 
A interactive popup book that gives a humourous account of the history of the universe and evolution of life on earth.


Mathematics  Area, length, perimeter.  
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.  
The Warlord's Messengers, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1589802713


Description  As a deadline looms the characters must use their knowledge of rate and velocity to insure they arrive at the banquet on time.  
Mathematics  Rate, speed.  
The Warlord's Alarm, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1589803787


Description  In 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!  
Mathematics  Time, rate. 
Level 4 measurement
Counting on Frank, by Rod ClementPublisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) ISBN: 039570393X
Activity based on this book. 

Description  A 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 HillmanPublisher: Scholastic ISBN:0439918081
This book may no longer be available for purchase. 

Description  This is an exploration of the comparative size of “big” things when they are set alongside common or well known references.  
Mathematics  Length, volume, area.  
How fast is it? A zippy book all about speed, by Ben HillmanPublisher: Scholastic ISBN: 0439918677
This book may no longer be available for purchase. 

Description  This is an exploration of the comparative speed of very fast and very slow things when they are compared to common or well known references.  
Mathematics  Rate, distance, time.  
How strong is it? A mighty book all about strength, by Ben HillmanPublisher: Scholastic ISBN:0439918669
This book may no longer be available for purchase. 

Description  This is an exploration of the comparative strength of “strong” things when they are compared to common or well known references.  
Mathematics  Rate, mass.  
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.  
The Warlord's Messengers, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1589802713


Description  As a deadline looms the characters must use their knowledge of rate and velocity to insure they arrive at the banquet on time.  
Mathematics  Rate, speed.  
The Warlord's Alarm, by Virginia Walton PilegardPublisher: Pelican ISBN: 1589803787


Description  In 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!  
Mathematics  Time, rate. 