Miguel Tanco’s Count on Me is a picturesque book that takes us on a journey through the eyes of an undaunted young mathematician. In a world where passions are celebrated, we find the heroine of this book enthralled with the beauty of math. Her perception of the world, seen through a mathematical lens, allows her to appreciate the geometric shapes on the playground or the concentric circles that stones make when thrown into a lake – something that might go unnoticed by others.
The book is a beautiful ode that celebrates maths, an often uncelebrated but essential subject. Tanco gives readers a reason to appreciate the beauty of maths and how it allows us to see the world in a different light. Count on Me is an inspiring book that nurtures the curious minds of young readers.