written by David Schwartz and illustrated by Steven Kellogg
Marvelosissimo the Magician teaches the history of measurement (weight, volume, metric system) via lots of whimsical examples and illustrations.
In a starred review, Booklist promises it'll "help kids absorb their centimeters and kilometers with relative ease." SLJ predicts it's "sure to join its predecessors [If You Made a Million, How Much is a Million] as a staple."
* Notable Children's Book 1986 -- American Library Association
* Honor Book 1985 - Boston Globe-Horn Book
Interest Level: Gr. 1-5 DRA Level: 30 Lexile Measure: 470L
Grade Level Equiv: 3.9 Guided Reading: N
Below is a sample spread from inside this fun book:
Now that you've seen this great book, what would you like to see now? Please note that as an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.
David Schwartz and Steven Kellogg have teamed up to create three great
math books for kids. To learn more about them, click on the images below
or here. :)
Or see our list of other measurement books for kids