Priya Narayanan

Satwik Gade

Release Date:
November 2021


216x242mm Picture Book

Age group:
6+ years


Srinivasa Ramanujan –             Friend of Numbers

Tulika Publishers


A toddler captivated by patterns… A little boy filling his slate with numbers, rubbing them out with his elbow and starting again… A teenager solving complex maths problems… A young man matching the best minds in Cambridge. Bringing the story of brilliant mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan to children, this book follows his singular fascination with numbers!

Key Topics

Hair; natural curls; courage; mother-daughter relationships

Key Selling Points:

  • Introduces to children the dazzling young mathematician who too was once a curious child with questions buzzing in his head:“What will happen if I add up all the numbers in the world?”“Is there a LAST number?”
  • Startlingly creative visuals break out of literal depiction to play with forms of objects, evoking the vision of a genius to whom numbers “made patterns only he could see”
  • Brings an exciting magic to the world of numbers, making mathematics fascinating and fun
  • Encourages children to ask questions and follow their minds

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