How Big Is Big? How Far Is Far?

Imaginative comparisons help children comprehend various units of measure.

How fast is 120 kilometers per hour? How heavy are 4 tons? Units of measure are abstract—until, that is, they are contrasted with other quantities. The entertaining juxtapositions in How Big Is Big? How Far Is Far? make dimensions and measurements more comprehensible for children. 

The book features amusing comparisons that make units of length, distance, weight, speed and time easier to grasp. The Queen of England’s crown, for example, weighs more than 100 portions of cotton candy. It would take eight days of travel in an elevator through the Earth’s center to reach the other end. When the world’s oldest living tortoise was born, there were no electric lights, telephones, cars, or airplanes.

How Big Is Big? How Far Is Far? is full of amazing facts for children thirsting for knowledge. Intelligent and witty illustrations by Jan Van Der Veken help young readers better understand how large, far away, heavy, or old something actually is when they come across a unit of measure. 

Authors: Jan Van Der Veken
Release date: April 2015
Format: 24 × 28 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, 48 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-732-9

Jan Van Der Veken is an illustrator and graphic artist from Ghent whose work is firmly rooted in the Belgian school of comics and illustration. Heavily influenced by the Ligne Claire of master illustrator Hergés, his distinctive style melds the tradition of Belgian comics with a contemporary visual language. Van Der Veken has collaborated with Gestalten on numerous occasions.

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Any shipping costs will be assessed during the checkout procedure and take into account the full value of goods purchased.

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Deliveries are usually received within 1-2 working days. We will try to inform you of any unexpected delays.

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How fast is 120 kilometers per hour? How heavy are 4 tons? Units of measure are abstract—until, that is, they are contrasted with other quantities. The entertaining juxtapositions in How Big Is Big? How Far Is Far? make dimensions and measurements more comprehensible for children. 

The book features amusing comparisons that make units of length, distance, weight, speed and time easier to grasp. The Queen of England’s crown, for example, weighs more than 100 portions of cotton candy. It would take eight days of travel in an elevator through the Earth’s center to reach the other end. When the world’s oldest living tortoise was born, there were no electric lights, telephones, cars, or airplanes.

How Big Is Big? How Far Is Far? is full of amazing facts for children thirsting for knowledge. Intelligent and witty illustrations by Jan Van Der Veken help young readers better understand how large, far away, heavy, or old something actually is when they come across a unit of measure. 

5 - 7 years English Little Gestalten non-fiction books

Authors: Jan Van Der Veken
Release date: April 2015
Format: 24 × 28 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, 48 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-732-9

Shipping Costs

All orders to the US will be shipped for free.

For shipments to Canada a flat of 10.00 USD will be charged.

Any shipping costs will be assessed during the checkout procedure and take into account the full value of goods purchased.

Payment 

For shipments to addresses within the US, payments can be made using credit card, or PayPal.

Gestalten uses a secure payment system to protect your information. More information on our security procedure is available here

Shipping
Once your order is processed and an order confirmation is sent, you will be able to track your shipment using the link in the order confirmation. You will also be able to track your order in your customer account.

Deliveries are usually received within 1-2 working days. We will try to inform you of any unexpected delays.

Returns
Full refunds are available up until 14 days after the order confirmation is sent. You bear the direct costs for returning the products. More information on our return policy is available here.

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