This is Not a Maths Book: A Graphic Activity Book

Anna Weltman


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An activity book, that is full of fun drawing challenges with a mathematical basis that shows you how maths can be artistic and art can be mathematical. From simple geometric patterns to fascinating fractal art, to awesome anamorphic art, and cool celtic knots, it helps you discover the beauty in maths, and the maths in beauty.

ISBN: 9781782402053 Category:


Amazing art projects that will keep kids busy for hours!
With the fun and creative drawing activities in This is Not a Maths Book, you’ll be able to make your very own designs to amaze your family and friends. The projects are explained with diagrams and step-by-step instructions, making them simple and fun to complete. As you sketch, you’ll discover the amazing maths principles in each challenge that makes it work. Each page has lots of space to draw, and there’s a section of graph paper at the back of the book so that you can keep on creating!
You’ll discover how to make:

  • Your own optical illusions
  • Perfect circles
  • Parabolic curves
  • Mandalas
  • Tiled patterns
  • Fractals
  • Snowflakes
  • Stomachion puzzles
  • Tessellations
  • Loop-de-loops
  • Golden spirals
  • Square-tangles
  • Sketches on a slant
  • 3-D webs
  • Impossible triangles

Get ready to find out how art can be maths, and maths can be art! But remember – this is absolutely NOT a maths book.
Or is it??
Winner of a British Book Design and Production Award 2015, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Category
Winner of the ALCS Educational Writers Award, 2016

Additional information

Weight 0.36 kg
Dimensions 28 × 21.5 × 1 cm










510 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K

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