See Inside Maths by Minna Lacey, Alex Frith
  

Synopsis

See Inside Maths by Minna Lacey, Alex Frith

This is a brand new title in the innovative See Inside series, putting the often intimidating world of mathematics into simple, easy-to-follow language and showing how maths fits into readers' everyday life. It introduces mathematical concepts in the simplest of terms from basic addition and subtraction, through multiplication and division to square roots and algebra. As well as over 50 embedded flaps to lift, each page includes a host of puzzles and games for readers to test their newfound maths skills on, making the book an interactive and informative experience. It is illustrated in a fun and accessible style by Colin King.

Reviews

'Perfectly pitched for Key Stage 2, a mix of facts, humour and novelty flaps...This series is proof that the right non-fiction still sells' - The Bookseller'

'Maths is, according to this addition to Usborne's popular See Inside series a way of finding out about the world . With maths, you can count things, and measure things, and solve all sorts of problems . The emphasis is not on how to do it, but rather on the uses maths can be put to and the enjoyment to be found in playing with mathematical ideas. The focus is on applying maths to everyday functions and the full colour pages are cheerfully illustrated with small figures busily engaged in a variety of activities. Final spreads add to the prevailing sense of fun with the games that employ mathematical and logical skills. While the maths covered loosely corresponds to, and builds on, that learned in years 3 and 4, confident younger mathematicians will enjoy exploring the new ideas to be found here' - Guardian Education

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
16 pages
Interest Age: 6+

Author

Minna Lacey, Alex Frith
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

30th May 2008

ISBN

9780746087565


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