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author/illustrator: Sven Völker

ages: 3+

44 pages

21 x 28 cm




Sold: Spanish, Complex Chinese, Korean, German and French (Switzerland)


Rights represented as of October 2023 for Dutch, French, German, Eastern Europe & Russia, Scandinavia & the Baltics.

A Million Dots

  • A stunning graphic visualisation of numbers big and small.


    We start with a single tree; 1. As we turn the page, we are presentedwith a sum doubling the number on the page before it: 1+1 = 2; 2+2 =4; 4+4 = 8. In this way, we reach a million (actually 1,048,576) within 40 pages.


    With a magnifcent fold-out concertina for the final two numbers, this is a gloriously simple and graphically striking book that brings mathematics alive to parents and children.



    • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books 2019 Winner


    "Volker has created an approachable introduction to numeracy, but  also rendered math beautiful and  entrancing." - The New York Times





    Sven Völker is a Berlin-based, award-winning graphic designer and illustrator. He has also designed identities and campaigns for Suzuki, Volkswagenand BMW.


    From the same author: Are We There Yet? (Cicada)

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