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About David MacAulay
David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post–Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given “to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations.” Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books. David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.
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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.
Discover maths like you've never known it before, with:
-Fun-filled illustrations show Macaulay's mammoths exploring mathematical ideas - demonstrating key mathematical principles in unusual and amusing ways.
- An action-packed alternative to dry, unappealing maths textbooks.
-Supporting panels contain diagrams and extra information to aid understanding.
-The book is divided into chapters, each focusing on a different branch of maths
The ideal maths book for all children aged 8+ as well as for reluctant maths learners who don't think maths is for them, Mammoth Maths includes a highly original and unique approach to the subject, with over 60 topics covered in total, including numbers geometry, measurement and operations. Encompassing all-new illustrations featuring Macaulay's trademark mammoths, familiar to readers of The Way Things Work - a best-selling book of David Macaulay's, which has sold over 3 million copies worldwide!
Join the maths journey today! Solving the problem is only one mammoth-ride away!
David Macaulay's troupe of curious mammoths lead you through the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry in this unconventional and highly original guide to science.
From the interior of an atom to the solar system and beyond, the mammoths seek to understand the science! These intrepid science demonstrators will go to incredible lengths to educate and entertain. They wrestle with magnets to understand their powerful force, make mammoth models of different materials to explore what gives them mass, and step into an X-ray machine to reveal the bones beneath their woolly exterior.
Observing and recording the mammoth's behaviour is bestselling illustrator David Macaulay, whose How Machines Work won the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize in 2016. Renowned for his ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius, Macaulay captures the oddball humour of his subject matter, making Mammoth Science the perfect introduction to scientific principles for the young and the young-at-heart.
A toda acción corresponde una reacción...Albert y su caballo June se disponen, como cada semana, a vender sus melones en el mercado. Pero un viaje tan sencillo como este, se transforma en una aventura donde el gesto más pequeño desata consecuencias inesperadas de comedia y caos. Para muchos especialistas, este es el libro más exquisito de la nutrida bibliografía de Macaulay.
A pigeon carrying an important message takes the reader on a unique tour through Rome. As we follow the path of this somewhat wayward bird, we discover that Rome is a place where past and present live side by side. Every time a corner is turned there is a surprise, just as every turn of the page brings a new perspective. This juxtaposition of ancient and modern, as seen with David Macaulay's ingenious vision, gives the reader an imaginative and informative journey through this wondrous city.
In Pyramid, acclaimed author and illustrator David Macaulay explores the construction of ancient Egyptian pyramids from the initial planning stages to the methods used to lift stones up to the structure’s highest level. Through concise text and richly detailed black and white illustrations your readers are introduced not only to ancient Egyptian engineering, tools, and labor practices, but also the philosophy of life, death, and afterlife that made these awe-inspiring monuments necessary as a pharaoh’s final resting place.
"Macaulay's brilliant Pyramid shows, detail by detail, how the great pharaohs' burial places were conceived and constructed… His draftsmanship is unexcelled, and his book is pharaonic in opulence and design."—Time