Mathematicians Are Counting the Stars

(so who is searching for aliens?)


Demystify maths and meet more than 20 of history’s greatest mathematicians in this picture book from best-selling comic book artist, Ana Albero.

This book is not yet published, but will be available from April 2024.

ISBN: 9781915569240 Category:

Saskia Gwinn


In the hotly-anticipated follow up to Scientists are Saving the World!, embark on an awesome safari through the world of mathematicians.

Young readers will meet more than 20 inspiring, real-life mathematicians, and discover how they find out how fast animals are, look at what’s inside our bodies, code computer games, predict the future… and even look for aliens!

This STEM graphic style picture book for children 4+ features:
Fantastic read-aloud text, perfect for bedtime
Over 20 of history’s greatest mathematicians, from well-known mathematicians such as:
– Astronomer Galilelo Galileli
– Chemist Rosalind Franklin
– Codebreaker Alan Turing
and lesser-known (but equally significant!) mathematicians such as:
– Aerospace engineer Christine Darden
– Architect Kazuyo Sejima
– Astronomer Michelle Kunimoto
– Computer scientist Rana El Kalio
– Climatologist Syukuro Manabe
– Engineer Roma Agrawal
– Statistician Dr C. R. Rao
And many more incredible people!
An inspiring ‘you can do it too’ message
Mini biographies and further reading at the back of the book

Illustrated by best-selling comic book artist, Ana Albero, this is the perfect book for every budding mathematician.

Additional information

Weight 552 g
Dimensions 24.8 x 28.7 cm
Publisher name Magic Cat Publishing
Publication date 20 April 2024
Number of pages 40
Format Hardback
Contributors Illustrated by Ana Albero
Dimensions 24.8 x 28.7 cm
Weight 552 g


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Saskia Gwinn has spent nearly 20 years carefully crafting beautiful books to inspire kids of all ages. She lives in Hertfordshire with her two boys who hope dinosaurs will one day revisit Earth. In the meantime she tells them that every creature on the planet has an equally exciting story to tell. She is the author of Scientists Are Saving the World!

Ana Albero was born in Alicante, Spain. She studied Visual Communication at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, and illustration at the University of the Arts Berlin. She is now based in Berlin, where she works primarily in graphite and coloured pencil creating vibrant textured images inspired by old pictures and movies. She is the illustrator of The People Awards and Little People Big Dreams: Coco Chanel.