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Alan Turing's Math Games for Kids

William Potter Gareth Conway

9781398802520
96 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Overview

Young puzzlers can put their math skills to the test with this brain-boosting activity book, inspired code-cracking hero Alan Turing.

Published in association with the Turing Trust, this illustrated full-color puzzle book has been specially designed to intrigue, challenge, and inspire young readers. Alan Turing appears as a character in the book, popping up with extra number problems or secret codes to challenge readers to think a little bit harder.

Includes:
• Mathematical mazes
• Pattern recognition puzzles
• Times tables-themed games
• Clever counting conundrums.

Supporting STEM learning and curriculum learning, these activities invent new ways to aid math learning outside the classroom. Guaranteed to provide hours of entertainment for children aged 7+.

Sales of this book support the work of The Turing Trust, the charity set up by Alan's family in his memory to provide much-needed computers to schools in Africa, thereby celebrating his legacy in computer development.

Author Bio

William Potter is a prolific author of children's non-fiction. He has also written and edited a wide range of well-known comics and magazines, such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sonic the Comic, Marvel Fact Files, Marvel Chess Specials and DC Chess Collection. He lives in Haslemere, UK.

Gareth Conway graduated from The Surrey Institute of Art and Design with a degree in animation. He has worked on several successful children's animated television as well as illustrating books. Gareth lives in Devon with his wife and daughter who are his biggest inspiration and harshest critics in equal measure.