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Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is?…

Is a Blue Whale the Biggest Thing There Is?

by Robert E. Wells

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Reading Level: Primary
Genre: Nonfiction - Informational

Summary: In the story the author is trying to get us to understand exactly how big the universe is. He starts with comparing the biggest animal on Earth, a blue whale, to Mount Everest, then Mount Everest to the Earth, and so on until he scans out to the Milky Way galaxy and compares that to the entire universe.

The author uses colorful pictures to illustrate the differences between the objects discussed in the book.
The book could be used as an introduction to comparisons.
  rdg301library | May 28, 2014 |
A nice concept book on relative size. Useful for units on measurement or the solar system (the book quickly moves from comparing living things to discussing outer space.) ( )
  Turrean | Feb 15, 2014 |
Genre: Informational

Summary: This book compares the size of a Blue Whale to the size of our universe.

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  royabdunnur | Feb 8, 2012 |
This book compares whale parts to things in the world. For example the weight, length, diet are compared to Mt. Everest, earth, universe, Milky Way and the Universe.
  Mollyphillips | May 30, 2011 |
factual knowledge about blue whales combined with math quantities.Great explanations and visuals.
  kag026 | Apr 21, 2011 |
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Illustrates the concept of big, bigger, and biggest by comparing the physical measurements of such large things as a blue whale, a mountain, a star, and the universe.

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