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8 books that will make your child fall in love with math

Inspired by traditional Indian miniature paintings of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the book presents math problems that are woven into a simple story. The story sets the brain ticking as the reader sees the numbers of rice grains multiplying by the end. Publisher: Scholastic


October 16, 2018 4:45:41 pm
math books Help your child enjoy practising mathematics with these books. (Source: Amazon)

Mathematics requires problem-solving skills which children can only learn through practice. And if your child is yet to develop an interest in the subject, these fun-learning books can help them understand math better:

Mathematwist: Number Tales From Around the World by TV Padma (Age 10+)

A collection of stories about mathematics from different countries, this book encourages fun-learning and develops problem-solving skills, while making the subject accessible to kids. Publisher: Tulika

Let’s Do This Together – Math Stories to Solve by Lubaina Bandukwala and Vineeta Kanoria (Age 4+)

This book presents everyday math problems for parents and children through a host of interesting stories. The math problems range from easy to less easy levels. Children find it completely relatable and fun to read. Publisher: Vakils

Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar by Masaichiro Anno and Mitsumasa Anno (Age 8+)

This book explains factorials through colourful illustrations. The language is lucid and it helps the reader understand the concepts easily.

One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale by Demi (Age 5+)

Inspired by traditional Indian miniature paintings of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the book presents math problems that are woven into a simple story. The story sets the brain ticking as the reader sees the numbers of rice grains multiplying by the end. Publisher: Scholastic

Peg + Cat: The Race Car Problem by Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson

Through Peg and Cat, this picture book helps kids learn about geometric shapes and counting while solving math problems through an interesting story. Publisher: Candlewick Press

12 Ways to Get to 11 by Eve Merriam (Age 3+)

This book engages the reader by demonstrating 12 imaginative and clever combination of numbers that add up to eleven. Publisher: Scholastic

1-2-3 Peas by Keith Baker (series) (Age 2+)

With this pea-filled board book with bright and bold numbers and number-themed scenes, children will enjoy learning to count from one to hundred. Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Bedtime Math: A Fun Excuse to Stay Up Late by Laura Overdeck (Age 3+)

As the title itself suggests, the book presents interesting and fun ways of teaching kids to solve math problems through over 100 math riddle on objects from jalapenos and submarines to roller coasters and flamingos. Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

 

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