How many bees does it take to make a jar of honey?
How many spots would a me-sized ladybug have?
How much gum could stick me to the wall – and keep me there?
If you’ve ever wondered about these kinds of crazy questions, you can find out the answers yourself – using math! The questions in this book all came from fans of Bedtime Math. Real kids wrote to us, and we’ve gathered some of their questions here. Since the numbers get big fast, we walk you through the math so you can learn how to solve these wacky questions on your own – and discover some cool things along the way! Available now in bookstores.
“Overdeck hands readers a wide variety of curious questions…Her answers come complete with math, wittily presented, beautifully designed.”
– School Library Journal review of How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane?
All the proceeds from How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane? come back to Bedtime Math Foundation to support our free math programs for kids.