In 1996, while doing a Maths PhD at Sydney University, Adam
Spencer won the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Raw
Comedy Championship. He went on to host the triple j Breakfast
Show with Wil Anderson before graduating to 702 ABC Sydney
where he secured record ratings for the station for eight years.
His TV credits include The Glasshouse, Good News
Week, The Project, Q&A and, with Dr Karl,
Sleek Geeks. He is the author of several popular maths books
including Big Book of Numbers, World of Numbers,
Time Machine, and The Number Games. He lives in
Roy Chen is a Sydney-based illustrator and designer.
Praise for Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers:
'Funny, informative and, even better for dummies like me, all the answers are in the back.'-Wil Anderson
'If you find this book boring, you should be in a clinic.'-John Cleese
'Every bright young mind in Australia should read Adam Spencer's Big Book of Numbers - and we oldies would benefit too.'-Peter FitzSimons
'Even the page numbers will start to look fascinating once you've read this book!'-Amanda Keller