If Dogs Were Dinosaurs by David Schwartz

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With his on-the-mark instinct for making math fun and easy, the best-selling author of How Much Is a Million returns with another explosively energetic math book!

If your dog were the size of a dinosaur, his dinner would fill your bedroom! If the moon were the size of a marble, earth would fit in your hands! If your submarine sandwich was as big as its name, the pickle would be as big as a life raft!
Mighty math-man David Schwartz's amazing examples of relative size, and James Warhola's hilarious, literal depictions make these mind-bending math concepts crystal clear and tons of fun. Concise, easy-to-follow back matter provides equations that show just how readers can solve these fascinating, outrageous proportional problems!

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With the same energy, humor and clarity found in his 50 books, David wows audiences at schools around the United States and beyond. David is an accomplished storyteller and a master at getting kids to think and have fun at the same time. His presentations lead children on entertaining and educational journeys that combine math, science, reading and writing. David also gives keynote presentations and workshops for educators at professional conferences. James Warhola is the illustrator of "If You Hopped Like a Frog" and "The Christmas Blizzard,
Published January 1, 2005 by Scholastic. 29 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Education & Reference.

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rex would eat, how big the Earth would be if the Moon were a marble, how long a tongue would be if taste buds were as big as rose buds and similar ramifications for germs the size of gerbils, hair as thick as spaghetti, kayaks the size of cruise ships, a submarine sandwich as big as a submarine a...

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But by saving it until the last, a curious kid might actually be more inclined to learn just why the Earth would be a baseball if the moon were a marble -- even if it means having to learn the diameter of the moon, the diameter of the Earth, and how to apply the difference in proportions to the d...

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