Millions to Measure

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Harper Collins, May 2, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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There are millions of things to measure . . . and almost as many ways to measure them!

Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician is back -- and ready to explore the invention of length, weight, and volume measurements. After that, with another wave of his wand, the wizard introduces the world of metrics and makes it easy to understand the basic pattern of meters, liters, and grams. With Steven Kellogg's playful and delightfully detailed illustrations, measuring has never been such a blast!

 

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"Millions to Measure" is a measurement book that uses the character of Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician to explain the history of measurement to a group of children. The author targets ... Read full review

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User Review  - starkss - LibraryThing

This fantasy is about measurement. It is about four kids and a wizard that go back in time to see how people measured years ago. There is a ruler and yardstick (created by 4 pages) in the book. The ... Read full review

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With the same energy, humor and clarity found in his 50 books, David wows audiences at schools around the United States and beyond. David is an accomplished storyteller and a master at getting kids to think and have fun at the same time. His presentations lead children on entertaining and educational journeys that combine math, science, reading and writing. David also gives keynote presentations and workshops for educators at professional conferences.

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