David Macaulay’s troupe of curious mammoths lead you through the basics of numbers, calculation, geometry, measurement, and much more in this unconventional and highly original guide to maths. From computer games to bridges, shopping malls to game shows, maths is all around you if you look closely enough. These intrepid demonstrators will go to incredible lengths to educate and entertain, as they wrestle with adding or subtracting large numbers, measuring angles, creating a pie chart, solving equations, and much more.
Introducing an off-beat guide to maths from award-winning author and illustrator David Macaulay.
Maths is all around you…if you look closely enough! From computer games to bridges, shopping malls to game shows, mathematics truly is everywhere. David Macauley’s terrific troupe of curious mammoths will lead you through the basics of maths, including numbers, calculation, geometry, measurement and so much more in this highly original guide to maths for kids aged 8+.
In Mammoth Maths, not only will you learn the essential principles of maths, you’ll enjoy learning about them too! From start to finish, the mammoths are your guide as they seek to understand the maths!
These intrepid demonstrators will go to incredible lengths to educate and entertain, as they wrestle with adding or subtracting numbers, measuring angles, creating a pie chart, solving equations, and much more.
Observing and recording the mammoths’ behaviour is best-selling illustrator David Macaulay. Renowned for his ability toexplain complex ideas with simple genius, Macaulay captures the oddball humour of his subject matter, making Mammoth Maths the perfect introduction to maths for young learners to love.
Discover maths like you’ve never known it before, with:
-Fun-filled illustrations show Macaulay’s mammoths exploring mathematical ideas – demonstrating key mathematical principles in unusual and amusing ways.
– An action-packed alternative to dry, unappealing maths textbooks.
-Supporting panels contain diagrams and extra information to aid understanding.
-The book is divided into chapters, each focusing on a different branch of maths
The ideal maths book for all children aged 8+ as well as for reluctant maths learners who don’t think maths is for them, Mammoth Maths includes a highly original and unique approach to the subject, with over 60 topics covered in total, including numbers geometry, measurement and operations. Encompassing all-new illustrations featuring Macaulay’s trademark mammoths, familiar to readers of The Way Things Work – a best-selling book of David Macaulay’s, which has sold over 3 million copies worldwide!
Join the maths journey today! Solving the problem is only one mammoth-ride away!