A Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book and winner of the Mathical Book Prize! From a hundred billion trillion stars to one unique you, this fun and playful picture book illuminates some of the biggest numbers in the universe in an accessible, kid-friendly story to sit beside the classic bestseller How Much Is a Million? “This picture book is one in a gazillion,” says Jane O’Connor, the New York Times–bestselling author of the Fancy Nancy series.
Did you know the earth is covered in three thousand billion trees? And that seven billion people weigh the same as ten quadrillion ants? Our world is full of constantly changing numbers, from a hundred billion trillion stars in space to thirty-seven billion rabbits on Earth. Can you imagine that many of anything?
Seth Fishman and Isabel Greenberg shed light on some of the biggest numbers in the world, breaking the universe down into understandable pieces. The playful illustrations from New York Times–bestselling artist Isabel Greenberg and the friendly, straightforward voice of Seth Fishman make this a fantastic addition to story time, science time, math time, bedtime, and all the times in between. This paperback edition is perfect for curious kids and for classrooms that have devoured How Much Is a Million? and Ada Twist, Scientist.
Includes a page of backmatter explaining the numbers featured throughout.