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The books in this list can be used in the Early Years to explore different aspects of measurement. You can see other collections of books, including the full list of books recommended by the NRICH team, on our Bookcase Maths page.
This humorous lift-the-flap book provides opportunities for conversations about size as the perfect pet is sought.
In this book, five animals get into a boat - but which animal causes the boat to sink?
In this engaging classic picture book, children are invited to use their fingers to explore the numbers up to five.
Billy can see all kinds of amazing things in his bucket, including seven sea lions and a walrus. His parents think he just has a big imagination - but when they borrow his bucket, they're in for a surprise!
Maisy and her friends put up a tent to go camping in. But how many of them can fit in the tent at once?
Titch is smaller than Mary and Pete, and everything he has is smaller than theirs too. But then Titch plants a seed...
What's for dinner? Will you help me choose? Follow the story of one family cooking dinner, all the way from making a list and going to the shops to putting the food in the oven and eating it.
When Horace bakes a biscuit in the shape of a bear, it comes alive in the night! Then Biscuit Bear decides to bake some friends...
This book tells the story of a pet shop where lots of animals are for sale at a variety of prices - but which will the boy choose?
Mrs Large the elephant wants five minutes' peace away from her three children... but they keep interrupting her!
The bad-tempered ladybird tries to fight bigger and bigger animals throughout the day - but will it win a fight against the biggest animal of all?
This book builds on children's experience of seesaws and balancing. Join the two mice who make a seesaw (or teeter totter) and see what happens as their friends hop on too.
Grandpa is so long and thin that his quilt doesn't cover his toes. This story tells of his grandchildren's attempts to change the shape of the quilt so he is toasty from head to foot.