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Poskitt, Kjartan

Overview
Works: 198 works in 497 publications in 15 languages and 9,112 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humor  Humorous fiction  Miscellanea  Popular works  Puzzles and games  Detective and mystery fiction  Mathematical formulae  History 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.1.P65, 510
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kjartan Poskitt
Guaranteed to bend your brain by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Agatha Parrot and the heart of mud by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Agatha Parrot joins the spelling club to support her new friend Martha, she gets help from an unexpected source--her cousin, Bella, who thinks she is emailing Agatha's brother
Agatha Parrot and the Odd Street School ghost by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bell rings out at night. A glowing face is seen at the window. Is a ghost haunting Odd Street School? Agatha and her friends are determined to find out!"--
Everyday maths for grown-ups by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in French and English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Day-to-day life is full of scenarios where your skill with numbers is tested, whether it's dividing up your share of the restaurant bill or working out whether you've been overcharged at the checkout. This book contains the various shortcuts, fun tricks and fresh approaches you need to tackle complex calculations
Desperate measures by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humourous look at measurements and their uses, including length, area, and volume. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Everyday math tricks for grown-ups : shortcuts and simple solutions for the not-so-math minded by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"MATH PROBLEMS MADE EASY: Written with lively text and simple examples, this book will illustrate all the basics--addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division--and advanced topics such as ratios decimals, powers, and roots. Filled with shortcuts, tips, tricks, diagrams and a glossary, this book promises to provide many eureka moments as a light bulb goes off when you finally grasp concepts that may have mystified you up until now"--
The gobsmacking galaxy by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses, in a lighthearted manner, the structure and characteristics of our galaxy and solar system. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Do you feel lucky? by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a host of hilarious characters, Kjartan Poskitt presents all the tricks, tips and shortcuts to probability they don't teach at school. Readers will learn why coins have no memory, and whether Urgum the Axeman is likely to lose his head and join Riverboat Lil and Brett Shuffler in a mathematical tangle with swamp snake
More murderous maths by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another humourous look at mathematics, its uses, and great mathematicians. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The mean and vulgar bits : fractions and averages by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is maths making you miserable? Are you frazzled by fractions and alarmed by averages? Don't panic. Help is at hand in "The Mean and Vulgar Bits". Find out how fractions can save you from the toxic mutant fish of fastbuck and travel to Planet Mean to discover how averages can be revolting
Urgum the axeman by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riotously funny saga packed with barbarians on horseback, bizarre creatures, interfering gods, man-eating plants and a very disgusting lavatory
Agatha Parrot and the floating head by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agatha Parrott goes to the Odd Street School . The oddest teacher she has is Miss Barking, who wears goggles and gloves to use a pencil sharpener. Miss Barking tried to execute Martha, another student, with a floppy cardboard axe, but instead Martha's head floated off and exploded!
The Phantom X by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a host of characters, this title presents the tricks, tips and shortcuts to algebra
The perfect sausage by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is maths making you miserable? Are you forever getting your sums in a muddle and floundering with your formulas? Get back on track with The Perfect Sausage. Find out how Pongo McWhiffy makes a perfect fried egg, how to get your fair share of the gangsters' leftover pizza and what makes money really interesting. Ages 8+
Agatha Parrot and the thirteenth chicken by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiya! One night me and my friends had to look after some baby chickens but one of them disappeared. Eeek eeek panic panic - where could he be? That's when Bianca found something blocking up her trombone, then Dad found a lump under his new wallpaper, and then we saw mad Ivy burying something in a plant pot! (Don't worry, there IS a happy ending. Promise promise.)
The murderous maths of everything by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the fourth dimension! Step inside the inside-out room! Make your birthday last twice as long! Cure the plague! It's not called the 'Murderous Maths of Everything' for nothing you know!
The fiendish angletron : trigonometry by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suitable for those traumatised by triangles and anxious about angles, this title offers the tools to solve some of the most testing of trigonomogeometric tasks. Using a host of characters, it presents various tricks, tips and shortcuts to maths
Easy questions, evil answers by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How can you make a liar tell the truth? How many people in the world share your birthday? Easy Questions, Evil Answers provides the answers to these questions and more. It's the perfect read for anyone who's ever wondered just how many footballs you can fit in a swimming pool and how long it takes to count to a million
Agatha Parrot and the zombie bird by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We had a battle of magic at Odd Street School! A magician came to do a show and he tried to hatch a scary Zombie Bird out of a silver egg. Eeky-freak! But thanks to Bianca's trombone, a secret trapdoor, and Martha being invisible ... the Zombie Bird turned out to be the funniest thing ever ha ha! (If you're scared of magic like our friend Ellie, don't worry. This book won't turn you into a frog. Or a rabbit)!
Agatha Parrot and the mushroom boy by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story is about the time I was watching 'Sing Wiggle and Shine' on TV (the worst talent show ever WAHOO love it love it) but my evil brother James nicked the TV remote so he could watch football instead. Don't worry, I got my own back! All it took was a giant yellow cake, some fairies, a school fete and a big sofa cushion
 
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Everyday math tricks for grown-ups : shortcuts and simple solutions for the not-so-math minded
Alternative Names
Kjartan Poskitt Brits schrijver

Kjartan Poskitt écrivain britannique

Kjartan Poskitt englischer Buchautor

Kjartan Poskitt escritor británico

murderous maths

Джартан Поскит

포스키트, 샤르탄 1956-

ポスキット, キャルタン

ポスキット, クジャータン

Languages
English (87)

Chinese (17)

Spanish (16)

German (9)

French (5)

Swedish (5)

Korean (5)

Dutch (4)

Thai (3)

Turkish (2)

Welsh (2)

Finnish (2)

Japanese (1)

Persian (1)

Czech (1)

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Everyday maths for grown-upsDesperate measuresEveryday math tricks for grown-ups : shortcuts and simple solutions for the not-so-math mindedThe gobsmacking galaxyDo you feel lucky?More murderous mathsThe mean and vulgar bits : fractions and averagesUrgum the axeman