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Johnny Ball (born Graham Ball; 23 May 1938) is an English television personality, a populariser of mathematics and the father of BBC Radio 2 DJ Zoë Ball. Ball was born in Bristol where he attended Kingswood Primary School on the eastern edge of the city. Later in his childhood the family moved to Bolton, Lancashire, where he attended Bolton County Grammar School. He left formal education with two 'O' Levels, one in Mathematics and one in Geography
Think of a Number book. Let your child join Johnny Ball on a dazzling maths adventure to infinity and beyond. They'll find out maths isn't just about sums and calculations, but how numbers can take them anywhere! Watch as they learn to test their friends with magic tricks, discover mind-reading techniques and find out about the simple puzzles that stumped the world's brainiest mathematicians for centuries. So if your child thinks maths is boring - help them think again with Johnny Ball!.
Think Of A Number book. They'll find out maths isn't just about sums and calculations, but how numbers can take them anywhere! Watch as they learn to test their friends with magic tricks, discover Join TV Presenter, Johnny Ball for an incredible number-filled adventure, cracking secret codes and unravelling mazes. They'll find out maths isn't just about sums and calculations, but how numbers can take them anywhere!
Johnny Ball is a published author of children's books.
26 people found this helpful. I even went up to the front to give him a hand in true "think of a number" style. I purchased it for myself and my children when they are a bit older. I'm going to stick in my picture of JB and me!!!LEGEND) Cracking book also: well worth the money. It has the history of number, puzzles and all you need to know about number and maths. 6 people found this helpful.
Johnny Ball booed off stage in London 17 December 2009 Digital Spy - Movie News. See all related articles . Around The Web. Powered by ZergNet. Create a list . User Lists. Related lists from IMDb users. Afterword - Entertaining educators. I often used to watch Think of a Number when I came home from school back in the 1980's, though it was first shown in 1977. This was presented by the excellent Johnny Ball, who is an expert on maths and numbers. Think of a Number was about children in a studio asking about how different things worked, asking Johnny who then told them in a simple way. Later series didn't have an audience in the studio. Johnny Ball hosted similar shows to this as well, including Think Again and Think Backwards.
Think of a Number is the debut novel of John Verdon published in 2010. It is a detective novel about a retired New York City homicide detective named Dave Gurney. It is the beginning of a saga that continues with its 2011 follow-up Shut Your Eyes Tight. In 2012 a third novel in the David Gurney series was published, entitled Let the Devil Sleep. In 2014 a fourth novel in the David Gurney series was published, entitled Peter Pan Must Die. 2010 in literature.
Think of a Number presenter Johnny Ball explains the concept of infinity to four-year-old Claudia Haworth for Radio 4's More or Less programme. Claudia's mother Ellie wrote into the BBC's numbers programme More or Less to ask the team to explain what number comes before infinity. The discussion reveals how hard it can be for humans to comprehend something that goes on forever. Listen again to More or Less on the BBC World Service and BBC Radio . .
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