'Superstar' reward stickers, top-quality colour illustrations and a friendly animal character ensure that learning at home is easy and fun. Notes to parents explain the purpose of each activity and provide clear and helpful advice. The book ends with an informal test, and a progress chart with space for stickers provides a useful skills checklist. "Hodder Home Learning" helps parents support their children's learning at home.
Sue Atkinson has many years' experience as a primary school teacher in maths education, and has done research into how children learn maths. She is now a freelance maths consultant working with children, teachers and parents throughout the UK and internationally. Consultant: Shirley Clarke works at the Institute of Education, University of London. She has been a primary school teacher and a maths advisor, and was involved in developing the first SATs. She is the author of many maths books for teachers, children and parents.