About Mammoth Maths
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.DK