Sparklers - Work it Out is a selection of four new titles from this award-winning series which provides a colourful framework for teaching the early concepts of numbers, shapes, measuring and sums, bringing basic numeracy skills to life and helping children tackle problem solving with confidence. Solve it!: Solve basic numeracy challenges in the areas of number recognition and addition, subtraction, pairs and multiplication, division and sharing equally, estimation and measuring, shapes and space, and problem solving and creativity in play - and do it while having fun and playing games, from musical chairs to making a paper chain to playing domies!
Katie Dicker is a professional freelance writer and editor. She has a degree in politics and philosophy but works across a range of titles, from science and natural history to current affairs and the arts. She specializes in children's non-fiction.