A Million Dots

Clements, Andrew

Book - 2006
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
A Million Dots
It's a long way to a million, right? Of course it is. But do you really know what a million looks like? If you'd like to see -- actually see, right now, with your own eyes -- what a million looks like, just open this book. Be prepared to learn some interesting things along the way. Like how many shoe boxes it would take to make a stack to Mount Everest. And be prepared to do some number wondering of your own. But, most of all, be prepared to be amazed. Because a million is a LOT of dots.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2006
ISBN: 0689858248
Branch Call Number: j 513 C626m 2006 Beginning Facts
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Additional Contributors: Reed, Mike 1951-Illustrator


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Sep 02, 2013

Everybody knows that a million is a LOT, but trying to imagine what a million looks like can be a bit mind-boggling. Much like Andrea Menotti 's How Many Jelly Beans? or David Schwartz's How Much Is a Million?, A Million Dots uses art to help kids visualize very large numbers. Author Andrew Clements presents readers with intriguing numerical factoids - for instance, did you know that the sooty tern can fly nonstop for 87,600 hours? - and illustrator Mike Reed uses lots and lots of tiny dots (one million dots in all) to create amusing, attention-grabbing illustrations for each bit of trivia.

Picture books newsletter August 2013


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