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Poskitt, Kjartan

Overview
Works: 276 works in 706 publications in 14 languages and 10,671 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Humor  Puzzles and games  Trivia and miscellanea  Popular works  Biographies  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.1.P65, 510
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kjartan Poskitt
Agatha Parrot and the heart of mud by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and Welsh and held by 560 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 thirteenth chicken by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Agatha Parrot and her friends babysit a flock of newly-hatched chicks for a back-to-school project"--
Harry Houdini by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

7 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shares the life story of the famous escape artist, including his immigrant origins, how he began his career doing card tricks for extra cash, and how he became the world's most well-known magician
Agatha Parrot and the Odd Street School ghost by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 377 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 )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 295 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. 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
Everyday math tricks for grown-ups : shortcuts and simple solutions for the not-so-math minded by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 266 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"--
Desperate measures by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humourous look at measurements and their uses, including length, area, and volume. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Agatha Parrot and the mushroom boy by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 234 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
The perfect sausage by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 217 WorldCat member 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
Agatha Parrot and the floating head by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 215 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!
Murderous maths by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humourous look at mathematics, its uses, and great mathematicians. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The Phantom X by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a host of characters, this title presents the tricks, tips and shortcuts to algebra
How many mice make an elephant? : and other big questions about size and distance by Tracey Turner( Book )

2 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How Many Mice Make an Elephant? And Other Big Questions about Size and Distance introduces children to a world of fascinating information by comparing sizes and distances in an easily relatable way. A wide range of subjects are covered, including animals, the human body, engineering, Earth, and space, to explore the answers to questions such as "How many ice cubes make an iceberg?", "How many high jumps to the Moon?" and "How many planet Earths fit inside the Sun?" The math and logic behind each comparison is explained clearly and simply."--Amazon.com
Do you feel lucky? by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 201 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
The magic of maths by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out how to wow your friends and amaze your teachers with marvellous maths magic tricks
More murderous maths by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another humourous look at mathematics, its uses, and great mathematicians. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Easy questions, evil answers by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 177 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
Guaranteed to bend your brain by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The runaway pea by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

6 editions published between 2019 and 2021 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He wants an amazing adventure, but will the pea survive the dangers of the dog bowl, the mousetrap and the toaster's fiery depths? Or will he mee his unhapPEA end?"--Back cover
Isaac Newton and his apple by Kjartan Poskitt( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member 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
 
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Agatha Parrot and the Odd Street School ghost
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Agatha Parrot and the thirteenth chickenHarry HoudiniAgatha Parrot and the Odd Street School ghostEveryday maths for grown-upsEveryday math tricks for grown-ups : shortcuts and simple solutions for the not-so-math mindedDesperate measuresThe perfect sausageAgatha Parrot and the floating head
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Kjartan Poskitt

Kjartan Poskitt Brits schrijver

Kjartan Poskitt écrivain britannique

Kjartan Poskitt englischer Buchautor

Kjartan Poskitt escriptor britànic

Kjartan Poskitt escritor británico

Kjartan Poskitt scrittore britannico

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murderous maths

Джартан Поскит

פוסקיט, ירטן

포스키트, 샤르탄 1956-

ポスキット, キャルタン

ポスキット, クジャータン

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