The Magic in Wondering about a Million, Billion, and Trillion

In the book, Marvelossissimo the Mathematical Magician leads the way through a sequence of "If, then" statements about three quantities: One million (1,000,000), One billion (1,000,000,000) and One trillion (1,000,000,000,000).  The book offers answers to these questions: How high would one million/one billion/one trillion kids reach if they climbed on each other's shoulders? How big a goldfish bowl would you need to hold one million/one billion/one trillion goldfish? How long would it take to count to one million/one billion/one trillion? How many pages would one million/one billion/one trillion stars fill?

The Joy of a Giant Jelly Bean Math Picture Book

How giant is this book? Measuring 11.25 inches by 14.25 inches, it’s the largest picture book on our shelf. The bright jelly bean illustrations in contrast to the adorable black and white cartoon characters talking in speech balloons make a sweet backdrop for the math in this book.

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