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The number devil : a mathematical adventure
Hans Magnus Enzensberger ; illustrated by Rotraut Susanne Berner ; translated by Michael Henry Heim.
New York : Metropolitan Books, [2000], c1998.
262 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

Annotations:

Originally published: New York : Henry Holt, 1998.
Includes index.
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.
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Reviews:

Publishers Weekly (Publishers Weekly)
In a starred review, PW noted that "exceptionally handsome four-color illustrations and vignettes deepen the magic of this mathematically minded fantasy. For certain kinds of readers--chess players, puzzle enthusiasts--this will be a favorite." Ages 11-up. (May)

Subjects:

Mathematics Fiction.
Numbers, Natural Fiction.
Dreams Fiction.
LanguageCall NumberLCCNDewey DecimalISBN/ISSN
English (eng) PZ7.E72455 Nu 2000
bl 00009875 [Fic]
FIC
0805062998 (pbk.)
978-0-8050-6299-1
0805062998
9780805062991
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