The School of Numbers (Hardcover)
Learn about Mathematics with 40 Simple Lessons
Wide Eyed Editions, 9781786031846, 96pp.
Publication Date: March 5, 2019
Greetings Cadet! Congratulations on being accepted into the prestigious Astro Academy for math! Now strap on your space boots, secure you helmet and let’s get ready for a mathematical journey like no other!
Hop on board the spaceship School of Numbers and head off on an intergalactic mathematical journey that will introduce young readers to key concepts including arithmetic, shapes, fractions, percentages, and sequences.
Six eccentric professors will teach budding space mathematic Cadets all there is to know about the world of numbers! Meet Captain Archimedes Brown who keeps everyone in order; Lois Carmen Denominator who’s got a passion for fractions; Di Ameter who’s a stickler for geometry; Al Jabra who loves algebra; Ava Ridge who’s looney for statistics; and last but certainly not least, Adam Up who just can’t get enough of arithmetic!
Float into this gravity-free classroom, prepare yourself for antics aplenty and get ready to see math in action like never before.
About the Author
Emily Hawkins is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages. She wrote the New York Times bestseller Oceanology, as well as several other titles in the Ology series, which has sold over 16 million copies worldwide. She holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and now lives in Winchester with her young family.
Illustrator DANIEL FROST is a recent, award-winning graduate of the Royal College of Art. His work blends modern images with traditional mediums. He lives and works in London.