How Many Mice Make an Elephant and Other Big Questions about Size and Distance introduces children to a world of fascinating information by comparing sizes and distances in an easily relatable way. A wide range of subjects are covered, including animals, the human body, engineering, Earth and space, to explore the answers to questions such as "How many ice cubes make an iceberg?", "How many high jumps to the Moon?" and "How many planet Earths fit inside the Sun?" The maths and logic behind each comparison is explained clearly and simply.
Future titles in the series include How Many Hairs on a Grizzly Bear and Other Questions about Big Numbers and How Long Does it Take to Grow a Monkey and Other Questions about Time.