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How many mice make an elephant? : and other big questions about size and distance / by Tracey Turner ; with some notes about numbers by Kjartan Poskitt ; illustrated by Aaron Cushley.

Turner, Tracey, (author.). Poskitt, Kjartan, (author.). Cushley, Aaron, (illustrator.).

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Summary:

"How Many Mice Make an Elephant? And Other Big Questions about Size and Distance introduces children to a world of fascinating information by comparing sizes and distances in an easily relatable way. A wide range of subjects are covered, including animals, the human body, engineering, Earth, and space, to explore the answers to questions such as "How many ice cubes make an iceberg?", "How many high jumps to the Moon?" and "How many planet Earths fit inside the Sun?" The math and logic behind each comparison is explained clearly and simply."--Amazon.com.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 530.8 TUR (Text) 33892100715748 Children's New Books Book None 12/29/2020 Checked out 03/09/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780753475652
  • ISBN: 0753475650
  • ISBN: 9780753445402
  • ISBN: 0753445409
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Kingfisher Publications, 2020.

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Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"How Many Mice Make an Elephant? And Other Big Questions about Size and Distance introduces children to a world of fascinating information by comparing sizes and distances in an easily relatable way. A wide range of subjects are covered, including animals, the human body, engineering, Earth, and space, to explore the answers to questions such as "How many ice cubes make an iceberg?", "How many high jumps to the Moon?" and "How many planet Earths fit inside the Sun?" The math and logic behind each comparison is explained clearly and simply."--Amazon.com.
Subject: Measurement > Juvenile literature.
Size judgment > Juvenile literature.
Size perception > Juvenile literature.
Distances > Measurement > Juvenile literature.
Mathematics > Juvenile literature.
Measurement.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Picture books.
Summary: "How Many Mice Make an Elephant? And Other Big Questions about Size and Distance introduces children to a world of fascinating information by comparing sizes and distances in an easily relatable way. A wide range of subjects are covered, including animals, the human body, engineering, Earth, and space, to explore the answers to questions such as "How many ice cubes make an iceberg?", "How many high jumps to the Moon?" and "How many planet Earths fit inside the Sun?" The math and logic behind each comparison is explained clearly and simply."--Amazon.com.

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