The Bedside Book of Geometry is a fascinating, interactive guide to the history and uses of geometry. It contains clear and concise explanations of different geometric concepts, as well as profiles of key thinkers and their discoveries. A unique feature of the book is its simple, step-by-step exercises. Some of these have everyday applications, others are theoretical puzzles, but all are designed to challenge the reader and test their newly acquired kwledge. The perfect companion for beginners and experts alike, The Bedside Book of Geometry does t assume prior kwledge of the subject beyond basic numeracy skills. Its aim is to convey the basic elements of geometry to everyone, matter what their level of mathematical ability.
Mike Askew's most recent book is Maths for Mums and Dads (with Rob Eastaway).