WorldCat Identities

Poskitt, Kjartan

Overview
Works: 163 works in 389 publications in 16 languages and 8,016 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Humor  Fiction  Miscellanea  Humorous stories  Popular works  Mathematical formulae  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: QA93, 510
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kjartan Poskitt
Murderous maths by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
42 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features maths with the laughs added in, alongwith tricks, tips and short-cuts
Agatha Parrot and the floating head by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 294 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!
Desperate measures by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humourous look at measurements and their uses, including length, area, and volume. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The gobsmacking galaxy by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This gobsmacking guide provides mind-boggling information about our galaxy and beyond. Readers can embark on a grand tour of the solar system, go skiing on Mars and meet the sad creature from Pluto. It also contains incredible facts about red giants, white dwarves and supernovas
Agatha Parrot and the mushroom boy by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in German and English and held by 273 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
Urgum the axeman by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 269 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
Everyday math tricks for grown-ups : shortcuts and simple solutions for the not-so-math minded by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 256 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 mean and vulgar bits : fractions and averages by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 248 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
Do you feel lucky? : the secrets of probability by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Does 'probability' make you panic? Do you ever feel you don't fancy your chances? This title will show you 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 snakes."--
The perfect sausage by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Phantom X by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fiendish angletron : trigonometry by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isaac Newton and his apple by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Urgum and the seat of flames by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Urgum's back! In an adventure packed with yet more bizzare creatures, barbarians in bridal gowns, evil villainous budgies and some legendary underwear. You'll laugh till you fall over!
Everyday maths for grown-ups by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Fiendish's book of diabolical brainbenders by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The essential arithmetricks : how to + - x [symbol for divide] by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Find out how to count your way out of a death-trap, why multiplication can stop a hairy green spot epidemic, and meet the barmy pure mathematicians who spent years proving 5 + 0 = 5. Meanwhile, Chainsaw Charlie, Halfsmile and their gang discover that even the simplest maths can be murderous
Vicious circles and other savage shapes by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is maths making you miserable? Are you perplexed by polygons and addled by angles? Do you sometimes wonder where to stick your compasses? Then maybe this book can help
Agatha Parrot and the zombie bird by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 160 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)!
Easy questions, evil answers by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ポスキット, キャルタン
Languages
English (84)
Spanish (23)
German (17)
Chinese (13)
French (7)
Italian (5)
Korean (5)
Thai (4)
Dutch (3)
Turkish (2)
Swedish (2)
Portuguese (2)
Japanese (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Finnish (1)
Czech (1)
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