Cory Doctorow Loves THE BOY WHO LOVED MATH

The Boy Who Loved MathA picture book that celebrates the joys of math, released  today, is rising on Amazon after Cory Doctorow gave it a rave on Boing Boing. Praising The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman, with illustrations by LeUyen Pham (Roaring Brook) about the eccentric Hungarian math genius, Doctorow says it uses “numbers and mathematics through the text, with lively, fun illustrations of a young Erdős learning about negative numbers, becoming obsessed with prime numbers and leading his high-school chums on a mathematical tour of Budapest.” The ultimate accolade? His five-year-old daughter, “demanded that I read it to her three times in a row,” (spreads are available on the Boing Boing site)

2 Responses to “Cory Doctorow Loves THE BOY WHO LOVED MATH”

  1. J Says:

    Cory, not Corey.

  2. Nora Rawlinson Says:

    I knew that! Thanks for pointing out the error. Correction has been made.