This alphabetical installment of the Baby University series is the perfect introduction for even the youngest mathematicians!
A is for Addition B is for Base C is for Chord
From addition to zero, The ABCs of Mathematics is a colorfully simple introduction for babies—and grownups—to a new math concept for every letter of the alphabet. Written by an expert, each page in this mathematical primer features multiple levels of text so the book grows along with your little mathematician
While this will be totally above a baby or toddler’s head, it’s incredibly well done and parents and older siblings who read this aloud will probably learn something, which makes it great for killing two birds with one stone. 1) Baby gets to hear lots of words and get some early exposure and 2) older siblings get to brush up on their math without it feeling like a chore!
CHRIS FERRIE is an award-winning physicist and is the senior lecturer for Quantum Software and Information at the University of Technology-Sydney. He has a Masters in Applied Mathematics, BMath in Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He lives in Australia with his wife and children.