Reviews of Hundred Billion Stars

Reviews of A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars


NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 by Amazon,, The Planetary Society, and was named by The Horn Book as a Fanfare Pick!

Huge numbers take on an even bigger scale in Fishman and Greenberg’s insightful, awe-inspiring picture book.”

Kirkus Reviews


“I read this mind-blowing book, which translates to ten minutes—that’s 600 seconds—of pure fun. How unique—or should I say this picture book is one in a gazillion. It will make a great read aloud.”

–Jane O’Connor, author of the international bestseller Fancy Nancy

“Dazzling: the astounding, mind-boggling scale of the magnificent universe and our humbling and miraculous place in it, rendered in pictures and words that the youngest readers will understand.”

–Cory Doctorow, author of Little Brother and In Real Life

“It is quite a wondrous thing to imagine the make-believe, but any child reading this book will conclude that the real magic around them is in every breath, every minute, every life lived, and that they themselves are a wondrous thing.”

–Kate Beaton, author of King Baby and The Princess and the Pony

“There are more stars in the Universe than grains of sand on all the beaches on Earth. Fishman puts a number to them, and does so in a way that will delight kids.”

–Phil Plait, astronomer and science writer

Big, beautiful illustrations and big, beautiful numbers – just what a big, beautiful universe deserves. Perfect.”

–Tim Hartford, NYT Bestselling ‘Undercover Economist’ 

“Seth writes with the same voice I use to teach, and tease, my kids. This is a great book for your precocious little one, especially if you want to start them on general relativity early.”

–Zach Weinersmith, creator of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal