How to be Good at Maths by Carol Vorderman

How to be Good at Maths

Written by Carol Vorderman
Illustrated by


How to be Good at Maths by Carol Vorderman

Need help with fractions? Baffled by negative numbers? Then look no further, because this simple, visual guide demystifies primary maths and makes it fun for even the most reluctant student. Designed to be used either by kids working on their own or with the help of an adult, How to be Good at Maths features colourful graphics and simple numbered steps to teach basic numeracy to children in Key Stage 2 (US grades 2-5). Real-life examples and fascinating facts reinforce the explanation - for example, fly down a zipwire to learn the basics of geometry, time a robot running race to convert decimals, and even find out how much you would weigh on Jupiter. Like all good teachers, this book shows kids how to approach a problem using more than one method, as well as setting them challenges to keep them stimulated and practise what they've learned. With its innovative visual approach and expertly written text, How to be Good at Maths makes primary maths easier to understand than ever before.

About the Author

Carol Vorderman, one of Britain's best known and loved TV personalities, feels passionately about the value of education. Carol joined forces with DK in 1999 to become DK's Education Champion and has helped them to build the bestselling Made Easy series, which includes topics in maths, English, and science and technology. She has also encouraged parents and their teenage children to work together in the Help Your Kids series, which includes Help Your Kids With Science and Help Your Kids With Music. Versatile as ever, Carol has also provided an accessible and fun entry into the world of computer programming with Computer Coding Projects For Kids.

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320 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 11 years


Carol Vorderman
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DK Children an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Publication date

24th June 2015



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