A magical math book is a book that inspires wonder, excitement, and/or delight for both reader and listener.

# K is for Kindergartner & Königsberg

G is for Googol offers simply-stated explanations and amusing trivia for each of the 26 letter of the alphabet. Plus a few bonus pages for repeated letters (e.g., G is for Googol and Googolplex). Also, if you have a kindergartner that is doing Letter of the week read this post and join in the fun!

# 1+1=5: A Book to Explore Unlikely Additions

Let me be clear, this book is NOT trying to confuse children into thinking that the addition statement 1+1=3 is a true! Under the arithmetic operation of addition, of course the expression 1+ 1 has only one value, 2. In order for the equation 1+1=3 to make sense, we need to add in some units.

# See and Share Geometry with Tana Hoban’s Books

With over 110 titles, Hoban's books for children are well-known and loved throughout the world. Her books help children explore the world by introducing concepts such as counting, shape, machines, colors, animals and textures.

# The Wonder-Full Wizard of Math and his Which One Doesn’t Belong? Books

This is a book of shapes. There are Triangles, Diamonds, and Spirals, Oh my! But there is much, much more. This book is about learning how to be a geometer (and more generally how to be a mathematical thinker).

# A One Year Old and One Lonely Fish

Since 7/10/2017 is the first day of a week full of palindrome dates (see sidebar of this page for more on this), this week’s post is inspired by my little palindrome.

# Grad School Girlfriends and A Greedy Triangle

This post is about a picture book I read to our epsilons* at a recent get-together. Here we are with nine of the ten plus a best friend (the tenth was visiting grandparents).