Richard Evan Schwartz

Books by Richard Evan Schwartz

Richard Evan Schwartz has written books about:

NPR stories about Richard Evan Schwartz

Who says monsters have to be scary? Some can be very helpful with your math homework. The monster above is actually showing you how to find the prime factors of the number 14. Click here to see Schwartz's illustrations of the numbers 1 to 100, factored. Richard Evan Schwartz hide caption

toggle caption Richard Evan Schwartz


Math Isn't So Scary With Help From These Monsters

A new children's book written and illustrated by a Brown University math professor makes complex ideas like prime and composite numbers easy (and fun) to understand.

Listen Loading… 4:37
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor