- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Publication Date: August 18, 2020
- Price: $19.99
- Trim Size: 5 1⁄2 x 8
- ISBN: 978-1-4197-3187-7
- EAN: 9781419731877
- Page Count: 208
- Illustrations: Over 75 illustrations
- Format: Hardcover (Paper over Board)
- Rights: World/All
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A fun and highly practical guide to helping kids achieve remarkable memorization skills
The Memory Thief wants to steal your memories! Luckily, Nelson, the Memory Champ, is on hand to guide you through the Forest of Forgettable Names and around the Great Word Pyramids. Nelson will help readers escape the Pirates of the Periodic Table and journey through the Himalayan Memory Palace. The quest for an infallible memory will culminate on the Number Trek to finally defeat the Memory Thief once and for all.
Guided by national memory champion Nelson Dellis, readers will learn the tricks and secrets to remembering everything from the world capitals to the elements of the periodic table to speeches and soliloquies—and even enjoy themselves in the process!
"A handy go-to for teachers and students that offers a variety of methods for all different types of learners."— Kirkus Reviews
"Stilwell’s illustrations are whimsical."— School Library Journal
"Stilwell’s bright illustrations accompany this book that’s full of useful tips that will help students enjoy learning to study better."— Booklist
About the author
Nelson Dellis holds a number of memory records and is a four-time US Memory Champion and a Grandmaster of Memory. He is a highly sought-after memory expert and public speaker and has made appearances on the Today show, ABC’s Nightline, The Dr. Oz Show, Katie, the Oprah Winfrey Network, and more. He lives in Miami. Steph Stilwell is an illustrator and designer based in Brooklyn. She grew up in the tiny state of Delaware, where she honed her drawing superpowers from a young age.