How Tall, How Short, How Faraway?

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How Tall, How Short, How Faraway Measurement is made simple with this bright book of stories and pictures on the concepts behind customary and metric systems, the history of which is made interesting utilizing fascinating facts such as, how did Egyptians use their fingers, hands, and arms for measuring? Full description

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David A. Adler, a former math teacher, wants children to understand how much fun math can really be. He and illustrator Nancy Tobin have collaborated on two other books introducing math concepts, Fraction Fun and Shape Up! Mr. Adler is also the author of the acclaimed Picture Book Biography series for children, several Judaica titles, and numerous riddle books. He lives with his family in New York.

Nancy Tobin was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and later studied at Kendall College. She is also the illustrator of How Tall, How Short, How Faraway, and Shape Up! She lives in New Jersey.

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