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 Penrose T-shirts

100% cotton preshrunk T-shirts
·black T-shirts with white ink

Children sizes: M L - $10 sale price: $7.95

Adult sizes: M L XL - $12.95 sale price: $7.95

 

Penrose books

     

 FRACTALS, GOOGOLS & OTHER MATHEMATICAL TALES

by Theoni Pappas.

A treasure trove of stories that make mathematical ideas come to life. Explores math concepts and topics such as real numbers, exponents, dimensions, the golden rectangle in both serious and humorous ways. Penrose the cat, the parable of p, the number line that fell apart, Leonhard the magic turtle and many others offer an amusing and entertaining way to explore and share mathematical ideas regardless of age or background.
· A TOP TEN AWARD ·
for Best Children's Book
by The Educational Source

"For those you love math, for those indifferent to it, and for those who absolutely dread and fear it, this latest volume by the author of The Joy of Mathematics is an entertaining way to explore the world of numbers regardless of age or background." ­Bookpaper

· $9.95 ·10"x8"
· illustrations throughout
· 64 pp

  THE ADVENTURES OF PENROSE
the mathematical cat
by Theoni Pappas


Join Penrose on a mad cap tour of mathematical ideas.

  • Venture with him when he discovers how to help the square root of 2
  • Meet the fractal dragon
  • Watch a tangram egg hatch
  • learn how to make a square become a bird
  • help nanocat get back home
  • and many more amusing, entertaining and informative tales.


All told in an enchanting and captivating style that is sure to make mathematics fun as well as educational. The reader will gain new insights and appreciation for mathematics and its many facets.


"Students will find the stories interesting and will be challenged by the suggested activities and questions. useful as motivational stories and extensions of their lesson. This book will help teachers develop a better understanding of skills and concepts and to motivate students to really like mathematics." ­Shirley Roberts, Teaching Children Mathematics


$10.95 · 8'x10"

· illustrations throughout

· 114 pages ISBN: 1-884550-14-2

 THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF PENROSE
the mathematical cat
by Theoni Pappas

  • discover the mathematical rep-tiles
  • meet x, the mathematical actor
  • meet Probably
  • discover how 1+1 does not always =2.
  • help Sorry Snowflake find its symmetry
  • take on Napier's hot rods
  • and MANY more amusing, entertaining and informative tales


All told in an enchanting and captivating style that is sure to make mathematics fun as well as educational. The reader will gain new insights and appreciation for mathematics and its many facets.


"Students will find the stories interesting and will be challenged by the suggested activities and questions. useful as motivational stories and extensions of their lesson. This book will help teachers develop a better understanding of skills and concepts and to motivate students to really like mathematics." ­Shirley Roberts, Teaching Children Mathematics


$10.95 · 8'x10"

· illustrations throughout

· 128 pages ISBN: 1-884550-32-


 Penrose buttons $1 each

­sale 50¢ each

while supplies last

  Penrose stickers 10¢ each

­sale 5¢ each

while supplies last
   

 

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