Byrne Hobart

Followers who were into math at an early age: what math books/games did you like as a kid? (Our oldest is 5 and is on a math kick right now, which we’d like to maximally encourage.)

# Book mentions in this thread

# The Number Devil

## by Hans Magnus Enzensberger

A fascinating fantasy for adults and children alike explores the world of mathematics as it recounts how math-hater Robert has twelve dreams in which a Number Devil demonstrates the delights of such mathematical concepts as prime and Fibonacci numbers, delving ever deeper into mathematical theory. Reprint.