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Books About Size @ Staley Library
Actual Size by
Call Number: JUV. QL799 .J46 2004
Publication Date: 2004-05-25
How big is a crocodile? What about a tiger, or the world’s largest spider? Can you imagine a tongue that is two feet long or an eye that’s bigger than your head? Sometimes facts and figures don’t tell the whole story. Sometimes you need to see things for yourself—at their actual size.
Big and Little by
Call Number: JUV. QL799.3 .J46 1996
Publication Date: 1996-10-28
Each spread of Big and Little shows animals that are related to each other but vary greatly in size. All animals are illustrated on the same scale, so readers can compare them throughout the book.
The Biggest Boy by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.H389 B5 1996
Publication Date: 1996
Billy and his parents discuss how big he is getting.
How Big? by
Call Number: JUV. BF299.S5 H37 2004
Publication Date: 2003-09-17
Compares the sizes of animals, insects, vehicles, mountains, and planets, using pictures and text.
How Big Is It? by
Call Number: JUV. BF299.S5 H55 2007
Publication Date: 2007-09-01
Interesting facts about some of the world's biggest things.
Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is? by
Call Number: JUV. BF299.S5 W455 1993
Publication Date: 1993-01-01
Illustrates the concept of big, bigger, and biggest by comparing the physical measurements of such large things as a blue whale, a mountain, a star, and the universe.
Is It Big or Is It Little? by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.R885153 Is 2013
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
A cat and mouse chase demonstrates such concepts as deep and shallow, scary and scared, and beginning and end.
Is It Larger? Is It Smaller? by
Call Number: JUV. BF299.S5 H63
Publication Date: 1997-04-24
Photographs of animals and objects in larger and smaller sizes suggest comparisons between the two.
Over Under by
Call Number: JUV. BF469 .J63 2005
Publication Date: 2005-03-08
Cut paper images introduce children to color, form, and design as they explore tall giraffes and short mice, squares and circles, light day and dark night.
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.H96165 T5 1993
Publication Date: 1993
Titch feels left out because he is so much smaller than his brother and sister until he gets a little seed that grows bigger than anything they have.
You Are (Not) Small by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.K127637 You 2014
Publication Date: 2014-08-05
Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all!