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A Mathematician Like Me

Shini Somara, Nadja Sarell

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Science & technology: general interest (Children's

Discover how exciting maths can really be, from planning a camping trip to sending an astronaut to Mars, in this empowering picture book written by scientist and TV presenter Dr Shini Somara.

Striking illustrations and an empowering story combine to introduce young readers to the world of maths, creative thinking and problem-solving.

Setting off on a camping adventure with her cousin, Aliyah soon discovers that numbers are everywhere, whether it's counting out money at the shops, planning trips on the train or even stargazing in a forest. As Aliyah solves some sums of her own, she learns about the brilliant mathematicians who have helped us understand our world. Soon she can't wait to become a maths whizz too!

With pages encouraging kids to play maths games with their friends, this brilliant picture book written by engineer and TV presenter Dr Shini Somara unlocks a love of numbers and creative thinking, and celebrates women in STEM.

Also available in the series:
- A Scientist Like Me
- A Coder Like Me
- An Engineer Like Me

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Shini Somara

Mechanical engineer Dr Shini Somara loves to introduce scientific concepts to broader audiences. She has fronted science programming on the BBC, Al Jazeera America, Sky, Discovery and The Science Channel.

Shini is an advocate for STEM education, encouraging women and girls in particular to empower themselves by studying these subjects.

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