Bibliographic Information: Myller, Rolf. How Big Is a Foot? New York: Dell Pub., 1991. Print.
Brief Annotation: A king wants to get his wife a bed for her birthday, but there is one problem. Beds have not been invented yet so no one knows, how big is a bed?
Grade Level: k-1
Readers who will like this: Students who enjoy books about kings and queens, humorous misunderstandings, and problem solving.
Rating/Response: 5, this is an easy book about the importance of standardized units of measure presented in a way that will keep the students entertained.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: How big is a foot?
Reading Strategy: Math
Rationale for strategy: This book can be used to introduce why we use standardized units of measurement rather than other less reliable units of measure.
Posted by: Olivia Cyr