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Jul 18, 2022, 16:19 PM
Changemakers: The Magic Numbers
Title : 9789814974394
ISBN : 9789814974394
Publisher :
Product Binding : Hardcover
Imprint : Marshall Cavendish Children
Is Print : Yes
Is Apps : No
Is Ebook : Yes
Is Audio : No
Pub Date : Jul 4, 2022, 00:00 AM
CMS Pub Date : Jul 4, 2022, 00:00 AM
Page : 72
Product Width : 160
Product Height : 230
Product Price : 14.02 $
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Mathematics is more fun, mysterious and magical than many of us realise, and it is present in all aspects of our lives. We certainly can’t live without it!

  • Why is zero considered the most dangerous number?
  • How did ancient Egyptians measure the world with just a simple stick?
  • What was the math error that caused a NASA rocket to
  • blow up?
  • Which language is used every day all over the world, and is purely made up of numbers?

Documentary filmmaker Hoe Yeen Nie and historian/artist David Liew take you on a quest to unlock the secret world of numbers and math, and explore how it has transformed our lives in all sorts of incredible ways. Are you ready for an amazing adventure?

The Change Makers series of books will build in children a strong sense of inquiry — to arm them with knowledge in S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) to tackle this brave new world of unknowns.

About the Author

Hoe Yeen Nie is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and TV journalist who enjoys telling stories that reveal unexpected truths about ourselves and the world we live in. Trained in the Humanities, she nonetheless has a long-held love for maths and remembers “Three is the Magic Number” as a favourite childhood song. Follow her @yeennie.hoe.

About the Illustrator

David Liew is a prolific artist/sculptor who has illustrated several bestselling book series. This series has especially enabled David to return to his history-educator roots. He also supports fellow authors and illustrators as the Regional Advisor to the Singapore Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

The fifth book in the popular Changemakers series, The Magic Numbers is an adventure into the secret world of math to discover how it has transformed our world and why we can’t live without it!

Categories :
  • Children
Tags :
  • Change Makers
  • Changemakers
authors :
  • David Liew
  • Hoe Yeen Nie
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