How Big is a Million?

How Big is a Million?

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A million is a very big number. But exactly how big? Pipkin the penguin wants to know just that. The wonderful tale of a small penguin with a big heart on a journey to discover just how big a million really is. A special 1 x 1.5m fold-out poster at the end of the book shows Pipkin looking at the sky, printed with exactly one million stars. Charmingly illustrated with gentle humour and memorable characters.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 24 pages
  • 258 x 259 x 10mm | 500g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full colour illustrations throughout
  • 0746077696
  • 9780746077696
  • 71,249

Review quote

Ideal for children curious about really big numbers, this book follows a little penguin's quest to explore tens, hundreds, thousands and the ultimate million. Featuring 100 penguins, which you can try and count together. * Practical Pre-School * It's hard to imagine really big numbers, so here they're illustrated: 10 fish, 100 penguins, 1000 snowflakes and an amazing one million stars, printed on a special 1 x 1.5m fold-out poster at the end of the book. A lovely story that makes it much easier to visualise large numbers. * The School Run * Perfect for children who ask lots of questions, especially 'how big, how many' questions! Pipkin is a small penguin that follows a trail of adventures trying to work out 'how big is a million'. A simple concept, with sweet illustrations, and a fantastic ending, which I won't give away! * Toppsta Reader Review * This brand new picture book helps children understand the concept of big numbers and quantify exactly how big a million is, through the journey of inquisitive Pipkin the penguin. * Baby & Co - Story Time *
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About Anna Milbourne

Growing up on the Wirral and in Germany, Anna wrote plays about talking animals, and stories about naughty children, and drew on every available surface. After school, she did an Art Foundation course, then a degree in German Literature & Philosophy at Oxford University. In 1998 she found her perfect job at Usborne in London, writing about everything from curious penguins to trips to the Moon.
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322 ratings
4.3 out of 5 stars
5 51% (164)
4 33% (105)
3 13% (41)
2 3% (9)
1 1% (3)
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