I’ve just posted my reviews of two excellent books by Rob Eastaway and Jeremy Wyndham. “Why Do Buses Come In Threes?” and “How Long is a Piece of String?”
The messages of these books are that mathematics is important to everyday life, and that it’s fun. Have you ever wondered why flowers often have five petals, how bookies’ odds work, how you always end up in the slowest queue, or, indeed, why buses come in threes? If so, then this is the book for you.
Whether as an introduction if you’ve never enjoyed maths before, or a reminder if you have, I thoroughly recommend both books.