You may be able to count to all the way to 100, but have you ever counted to a googol? It's impossible! In this fun book of numbers, Robert E. Wells explores the wonderful world of zeros and tells how the googol came to be named. While you learn about place values and the names of big numbers, try to imagine what those numbers can do. How long would it take to toast 100,000 marshmallows? What does a million dollars really look like? How many trillion miles away is the star nearest our own sun, and how do we know this?