The Great Number Rumble: Revised Edition

byCora Lee, Gillian O'ReillyIllustratorLil Crump

October 11, 2016|
The Great Number Rumble: Revised Edition by Cora Lee
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Discover the many places where mathematical ideas are surprisingly hidden. Math can show up in the most unlikely places! When the schools in JeremyÕs town ban math, all the kids cheer, all except his friend Sam, a self-proclaimed mathnik, who sets out to prove that math is not only important, but fun. Running parallel to the fictional narrative are informative sidebars that discuss the weird, puzzling, and amusing aspects of mathematics. Some topics covered are math in nature, art, music, magic and tricks, crime solving, and sports. Artist Lil Crump brings the pages to life with her lively cartoons, while photographs illustrate key concepts. The dynamic layout invites even math-phobic readers to dive in. Written for 9-12 year olds, this book uses photographs, illustrations, sidebars, biographies of mathematicians, and DIY activities to highlight the surprising ways math is integral to our lives.
Lil Crump is a Graphic and Visual Design artist, with some fine art and bookmaking training. Her work has appeared in books published by various North American publishers. She lives in Head of St. Margaret''s Bay, Nova Scotia. Cora Lee is a scientific writer for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry and also coordinates the Van...
Title:The Great Number Rumble: Revised Edition
Product dimensions:104 pages, 9.5 X 7 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:104 pages, 9.5 X 7 X 0.5 in
Published:October 11, 2016
Publisher:Annick Press
Appropriate for ages:9
ISBN - 13:9781554518500

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