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. Numbers: Counting from 1 to 10 and other key numerical skills, such as counting in pairs, counting backwards and forwards in order, odds and evens, zeros and large numbers are investigated in the natural world, at home, during mealtimes, at sporting events and other games, and on day trips.
Katie Dickeris 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.