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How Many Mice Make An Elephant?: And Other Big Questions about Size and Distance

$17.99

$17.99

How Many Mice Make an Elephant? And Other Big Questions about Size and Distance introduces children to this tricky maths concept in a fun, relatable way. Fantastically written by Tracey Turner, questions such as 'How many high jumps to the moon?' and 'How many ice cubes make an iceberg?' get children to think about just how high, how big and how far things are, as well as teaching them the maths to work it out! The logic behind each comparison is explained in clear, simple steps for children to follow along, helping them to reach the answer. Beautiful illustrations by Aaron Cushley couldn't be further from a maths text book, making learning maths a truly fun experience.

This wonderfully illustrated take on maths-by-stealth includes an introduction by Kjartan Poskitt, author of the bestselling Murderous Maths series.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9780753445402
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 13/10/2020
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / Libraries, museums, schools (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Educational: Mathematics & numeracy
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Educational: Mathematics & numeracy: times tables
    Junior Fiction / Junior
  • Imprint: Kingfisher
  • Pages: 48
  • Price: $17.99

How Many Mice Make an Elephant? And Other Big Questions about Size and Distance introduces children to this tricky maths concept in a fun, relatable way. Fantastically written by Tracey Turner, questions such as 'How many high jumps to the moon?' and 'How many ice cubes make an iceberg?' get children to think about just how high, how big and how far things are, as well as teaching them the maths to work it out! The logic behind each comparison is explained in clear, simple steps for children to follow along, helping them to reach the answer. Beautiful illustrations by Aaron Cushley couldn't be further from a maths text book, making learning maths a truly fun experience.

This wonderfully illustrated take on maths-by-stealth includes an introduction by Kjartan Poskitt, author of the bestselling Murderous Maths series.

Author Information

Tracey Turner has written more than seventy books, most of them for children, on subjects including inventions, the universe, famous writers, rude words, and deadly perils. She is the author of Facts! One for Every Day and The Curious Book of Lists. Many of her books have sold foreign rights all over the world, and some have become bestsellers. She is also an editor, and commissioned and edited the Horrible Histories series for many years. She lives in Bath, UK, with Tom and their son, Toby.

Aaron Cushley is an illustrator and doodler of dogs. From Belfast, he studied Illustration and Graphic design at the University Of Ulster Belfast School Of Art & Design. Aaron’s work stems from his inner child and the innocence and creativity that emerges when he takes a pencil in his hand.