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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Paw Prints
Publication date April 25, 2008
Pages 262
Binding Prebinding
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781435266124
ISBN-10 1435266129
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Availability§ Apply Direct
Original list price $28.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
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The international best-seller that makes mathematics a thrilling exploration.

In twelve dreams, Robert, a boy who hates math, meets a Number Devil, who leads him to discover the amazing world of numbers: infinite numbers, prime numbers, Fibonacci numbers, numbers that magically appear in triangles, and numbers that expand without. As we dream with him, we are taken further and further into mathematical theory, where ideas eventually take flight, until everyone - from those who fumble over fractions to those who solve complex equations in their heads - winds up marveling at what numbers can do.

Hans Magnus Enzensberger is a true polymath, the kind of superb intellectual who loves thinking and marshals all of his charm and wit to share his passions with the world. In The Number Devil, he brings together the surreal logic of Alice in Wonderland and the existential geometry of Flatland with the kind of math everyone would love, if only they had a number devil to teach it to them.



Editions
This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780805057706
 
from Metropolitan Books (October 1, 1998)
9780805057706 | details & prices | 260 pages | 6.75 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.65 lbs | List price $30.00
About: Annoyed with his math teacher who assigns word problems and won't let him use a calculator, twelve-year-old Robert finds help from the number devil in his dreams
Paperback
Book cover for 9781862078284
 
With Hans Magnus Enzensberger | New edition from Granta Books (January 2, 2006)
9781862078284 | details & prices | 264 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $15.00
This edition also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure, The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
About: Twelve-year old Robert hates his maths teacher, who sets his class boring problems.
With Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Michael Henry Heim | from Henry Holt & Co (May 1, 2000)
9789990039634 | details & prices | 5.75 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $0.02
This edition also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606253352
 
With Hans Magnus Enzensberger | from Demco Media (December 1, 2000); titled "Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure"
9780606253352 | details & prices | 5.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.40 lbs | List price $28.91
This edition also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
About: Annoyed with his math teacher who assigns word problems and won't let him use a calculator, twelve-year-old Robert finds help from the number devil in his dreams.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781435266124
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Michael Henry Heim | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 25, 2008)
9781435266124 | details & prices | 262 pages | 6.00 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.30 lbs | List price $28.00
This edition also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
About: The international best-seller that makes mathematics a thrilling exploration.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780805062991 Book cover for 9781862078284
 
With Hans Magnus Enzensberger | New edition from Granta Books (January 2, 2006)
9781862078284 | details & prices | 264 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $15.00
This edition also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure, The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
About: Twelve-year old Robert hates his maths teacher, who sets his class boring problems.
Reprint edition from Henry Holt & Co (May 1, 2000)
9780805062991 | details & prices | 262 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.90 lbs | List price $20.00
About: Annoyed with his math teacher who assigns word problems and won't let him use a calculator, twelve-year-old Robert finds help from the number devil in his dreams.
With Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Michael Henry Heim | from Henry Holt & Co (May 1, 2000)
9789990039634 | details & prices | 5.75 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $0.02
This edition also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781435266124
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Michael Henry Heim | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 25, 2008)
9781435266124 | details & prices | 262 pages | 6.00 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.30 lbs | List price $28.00
This edition also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure
About: The international best-seller that makes mathematics a thrilling exploration.

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