The Key to the Universe by Kjartan Poskitt


The Key to the Universe by Kjartan Poskitt

Murderous Maths has been given a gorgeous new cover look! For readers scared of squares and perplexed by primes, the next in the unchallenged Murderous Maths series, Numbers: The Key to the Universe, reveals how you could win a million dollars and become famous forever (twice). Meanwhile, they must pit their wits against evil Professor Fiendish's Number Chain, and things get ugly when the gangsters meet the unlucky number 13. Using a host of hilarious characters, Kjartan Poskitt presents all the tricks, tips and shortcuts to maths they don't teach at school.

About the Author

Kjartan Poskitt

Agatha Parrot says: 'So far I've written out most of the words in my spelling book. I've also filled about 12 numeracy books, 9 literacy books and once did a project about how the sun makes plants grow which Miss Barking gave me a gold star for. This book took me AGES though! Well I didn't exactly write it, I just talked and the old man typed it out, but it took almost the whole afternoon. It would have been quicker if he hadn't kept stopping to check if he'd got any emails, but he never had. (What a loser!)'

Kjartan Poskitt is the well-loved author of many hilarious books for children including Agatha Parrot and the Murderous Maths series, translated into over 30 languages. With a background in children’s television, he is a tireless and brilliant performer.

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192 pages


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Publication date

6th July 2009



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