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Measuring Pennyby Loreen Leedy
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Lisa has an important homework assignment--to measure something in several different ways. She has to use standard units like inches and nonstandard units like paper clips to find out height, width, length, weight, volume, temperature, and time. Lisa decides to measure her dog, Penny, and finds out ...
Penny's nose = 1 inch long
Penny's tail = 1 dog biscuit long
Penny's paw print = 3 centimeters wide
... and that's only the beginning! Lisa learns a lot about her dog and about measuring, and even has fun doing it.
This clear and engaging concept book, delivered with a sense of humor, is certain to win over the most reluctant mathematician.
Lisa's homework assignment is to measure something. The fun begins when she decides to measure her dog, Penny.
About the Author
Loreen Leedy is the author and illustrator of fifteen picture books, and is skilled at making concepts fun and accessible to children. She speaks at conferences and in schools throughout the United States, and is well known in the children's book field. Her studio is in Winter Park, Florida.
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