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Poskitt, Kjartan

Overview
Works: 172 works in 411 publications in 16 languages and 8,136 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Humor  Fiction  Miscellanea  Humorous fiction  Popular works  Mathematical formulae  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: QA93, 510
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Publications about Kjartan Poskitt
Publications by Kjartan Poskitt
Most widely held works by Kjartan Poskitt
The murderous maths of everything by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 669 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!
More murderous maths by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Another humourous look at mathematics, its uses, and great mathematicians. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The gobsmacking galaxy by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 271 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
Desperate measures by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 266 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 )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 260 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"--
Everyday maths for grown-ups by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in French and English and held by 249 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. So many of us try to avoid these basic sums at all costs, waiting for someone else to step in with the answer; but this book is the perfect solution! It includes chapters on: How to Check a Till Receipt Quickly; Long division; Multiplying and Dividing by 10, 100 or 1,000; Money and Percentages; Converting metres, Litres and Grams; and, Angles, Triangles and Trig. This book contains all the shortcuts, fun tricks and new approaches you need to tackle even complex calculations with confidence
Urgum the axeman by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 244 libraries worldwide
A riotously funny saga packed with barbarians on horseback, bizarre creatures, interfering gods, man-eating plants and a very disgusting lavatory
Do you feel lucky? by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 236 libraries worldwide
A humorous look at how mathematics can predict the likelihood of something happening. 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 233 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
The perfect sausage by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Suitable for readers floundering with their formulas, this title reveals how to make the perfect fried egg, get your fair share of the gangster's leftover pizza and what makes money really interesting. Using a host of characters, it presents various tricks, tips and shortcuts to maths
The Phantom X by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Agatha Parrot and the floating head by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 206 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 fiendish angletron : trigonometry by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Isaac Newton and his apple by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 186 libraries worldwide
"Even though he's dead, Isaac's still full of surprises. Now you can get the inside story with Isaac's undiscovered diary, scan the pages of The Stuart Sun and find out how the whole world was turned upside-down by an apple"--Back cover. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Agatha Parrot and the mushroom boy by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 183 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 and the seat of flames by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 180 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!
Agatha Parrot and the zombie bird by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 171 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 167 libraries worldwide
Agatha Parrot and the thirteenth chicken by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Agatha and her friends have to look after some new born chicks
Agatha Parrot and the heart of mud by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Hiya! What would you do if your smelly brother started getting emails from a mystery girl? Ha ha! OK, I admit is was my fault. My friend Martha had got into trouble with her mum and I was helping out, but things went a bit wrong, especially when the mystery girl started sending James loads of LOVE and KISSES like this XXXXX. Woo-hoo! Agatha Parrot
 
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Alternative Names
Kjartan Poskitt Brits schrijver
Kjartan Poskitt englischer Buchautor
murderous maths
ポスキット, キャルタン
Languages
English (71)
Spanish (25)
German (19)
Chinese (12)
French (9)
Korean (6)
Italian (5)
Dutch (4)
Turkish (2)
Swedish (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Portuguese (2)
Finnish (2)
Thai (2)
Russian (1)
Czech (1)
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