How Tall, how Short, how Faraway

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Holiday House, Jan 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Introduces several measuring systems such as the Egyptian system, the inch-pound system, and the metric system.

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Review: How Tall, How Short, How Faraway

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Introduces measurement systems of ancient Egypt, ancient Rome, and how we now have the customary system and metric systems of measure. Back of book has a conversion table between the two systems of ... Read full review

Review: How Tall, How Short, How Faraway

User Review  - Kelly Havens - Goodreads

This picture book is an excellent way to introduce or support the topic of measurement. With How Tall, How Short, How Far Away, educators have the opportunity to bring reading into their math lesson ... Read full review

About the author (1999)

David A. Adler was born in New York City. He attended Queen's College in New York City and later, earned an MBA in Marketing from New York University. He writes both fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of Cam Jansen mysteries and the Andy Russell titles. His titles has earned him numerous awards including a Sydney Taylor Book Award for his title "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm," "A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays" was named a Notable Book of 1981 by the American Library Association and "Our Golda" was named a Carter G. Woodson Award Honor Book.

Nancy Tobin was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and later studied at Kendall College. She has specialized in illustration since 1987, and currently lives in San Francisco with her husband, their two daughters, a few cockatiels, and some cats. This is her third book with David A. Adler.

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