How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane? : Answers to Your Most Clever Math Questions
Publication Date: 11 July 2017
Children have questions. Some are practical, some are hysterical, and some seem impossible to answer. How many bees does it take to make one jar of honey? How many raindrops would you need to fill a glass of water? How many pieces of gum would it take to stick you to a wall-and keep you there?
Believe it or not, all of these questions can be answered*-*using math! Combining questions from real Bedtime Math readers; comprehensive, surprising solutions; and an innovative, eye-catching design, How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane? proves that numbers can be fun-and that math is power.
About the Author
Laura Overdeck is the author of Bedtime Math: A Fun Excuse To Stay Up Late, Bedtime Math: This Time It's Personal, and Bedtime Math: The Truth Comes Out. Laura knows a thing or two about numbers. As a kid, she sat and memorized perfect squares for fun, before it was cool. And as a mom, she (along with her husband, John) decided to give their three children math problems alongside bedtime stories, and soon Bedtime Math was born. It has since grown into a nationwide movement to make math cool and to get kids fired up about numbers, sparking Bedtime Math's new after-school math club, Crazy 8s. Laura has a BA in astrophysics from Princeton University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.