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A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars

illustrated by Isabel Greenberg

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About the Book

“This picture book is one in a gazillion.”—Jane O’Connor, the New York Times–bestselling author of the Fancy Nancy series

Did you know that the earth is covered in three trillion trees? And that seven billion people weigh about 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?

The playful illustrations from New York Times–bestselling artist Isabel Greenberg and the friendly, straightforward voice of author Seth Fishman illuminate some of the biggest numbers in the universe—a hundred billion trillion stars—and the smallest—one unique and special YOU. Here is a book for story time, for science time, for math time, for bedtime, and all the times in between.

Perfect for curious children, classrooms eager for STEM content, and readers who have devoured Ada Twist, Scientist and How Much Is a Million?

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Critical Praise

“I read this mind-blowing book, which translates to ten minutes—that’s 600 seconds—of pure fun. How unique—or should I say this picture book is one in a gazillion. It will make a great read aloud.” —Jane O’Connor, author of the international bestseller Fancy Nancy.

“It is quite a wondrous thing to imagine the make-believe, but any child reading this book will conclude that the real magic around them is in every breath, every minute, every life lived, and that they themselves are a wondrous thing.” —Kate Beaton, author of King Baby and The Princess and the Pony

“Huge numbers take on an even bigger scale in Fishman and Greenberg’s insightful, awe-inspiring picture book. A secret shared between narrator and the reader kicks things off…. From there it’s all about the (innumerable) details.... An auspicious primer on some very big numbers.” —Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062455789
  • ISBN 10: 0062455788
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 09/12/2017
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price: 21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers
  • BISAC2: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Mathematics / General
  • BISAC3: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology)

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