Friend of Numbers: The Life of Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.1 X 10.2 X 0.6 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780802856081

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About the Author

Priya Naranyanan is a writer, poet, and architect based in Ahmadabad City, India. While researching Friend of Numbers, she traveled to many places associated with Srinivasa Ramanujan, including his homes in Kumbakonam and Chennai, India, and in Cambridge, England. Visit Priya's website at priyanarayanan.in and follow her on Twitter @moonspotting.

Satwik Gade is an artist and designer whose work is inspired by comics, Indian mythology, and Impressionist art. He lives in Chennai, India, where he is the political cartoonist for the newspaper The Hindu. Follow Satwik on Instagram @satwikgade.

Reviews

Booklist
"The first picture-book biography of Ramanujan available in America and created by an Indian writer and illustrator, this volume admires his brilliance, while helping children to understand aspects of the mathematician's homeland."

The Horn Book Magazine
"The clear and succinct text explains Ramanujan's mathematical ideas in a thoroughly understandable manner. Gade's vivid digital art displays Ramanujan's unique mathematical daydreams for readers, helping them to begin to see the patterns that fascinated him."