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Ball, Johnny, author

Discover how maths applies to everything with Johnny Ball Join Johnny Ball as he shows your child that maths isn't just numbers and sums, it's a fundamental, incredible, magical way to find out how everything works. From Pi, the amazing number that's vital for so much of everyday life, to perfect proportions - did you know Leonardo da Vinci worked out a person's ear is one-third the length of their face? - discover how numbers, from ancient times to the modern day, have enabled us to explore, build and discover just about everything. With puzzles to solve, conundrums to crack and incredible tricks to show to friends, Johnny Ball will teach your child to become a mathmagician!

Paperback, Book. English.
Revised edition.
Published London: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2016

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Statement of responsibility: Johnny Ball
ISBN: 0241243572, 9780241243572
Note: Originally published: 2009.
Note: Includes index.
Note: Formerly CIP.
Physical Description: 93 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 28 cm
Subject: Mathematics History Juvenile literature.; Mathematics Juvenile literature.; Mathematicians Juvenile literature.; Mathematical recreations Juvenile literature.

Author note

Johnny Ball has masterminded and presented more than 20 children's television series about maths and science. He is best known for the hit BBC seriesThink of Number, which transformed maths for a generation of children. No one is better known for making maths not just easy to understand but genuinely fun and fascinating.