Carol Vorderman is one of Britain's best known and loved TV
personalities. She feels passionately about the value of education,
and joined forces with Dorling Kindersley in 1999 to become DK's
Education Champion, working with DK to produce this bestselling
Made Easy series in Maths, English, and Science.
Carol has a Masters degree in Engineering from Cambridge University, and first became known for performing speedy calculations on television. She is committed to popularising and communicating about maths and science, and writes on these subjects for national newspapers. Carol appears regularly on maths and science television programmes on Channel 4, ITV, and the BBC. She is currently leading a Maths Task-Force for the Conservative Party, investigating how to improve maths teaching in British state schools.
The queen of numbers has turned her attention to words. Combining colourful diagrams and illustrations with step-by-step instructions, this makes English easier to fathom. -- Natasha Harding * The Sun *