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Kjartan Poskitt - Author

About the Author

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. He was born and lives in York.

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The Secrets of Sums

The Secrets of Sums

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

MURDEROUS MATHS: The Secrets of Sums is full of facts, tricks and tips to help children discover why numbers are nifty and arithmetic is amazing. With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019 and simple explanations and hilarious characters to guide them through, children can: tackle the terrible times table master diabolical division conquer fractions - and much more! Illustrated by Daniel Postgate and presented in a bold, funky and accessible way so children can find out why maths is marvellous, a new generation of Kjartan Poskitt fans will be able to discover the world of MURDEROUS MATHS. Get ready to be amazed!

The Brain-Bending Basics

The Brain-Bending Basics

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

MURDEROUS MATHS: The Brain-Bending Basics is full of facts, tricks and tips to give children a roller coaster overview into the utterly nutty world of maths. With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019 and simple explanations and hilarious characters to guide them through, children can: learn to become mathematical masters discover all about the impossible race find out how numbers can have superpowers - and more! Illustrated by Philip Reeve, Trevor Dunton and Rob Davis and presented in a bold, funky and accessible way so children can find out why maths is marvellous, a new generation of Kjartan Poskitt fans will be able to discover the world of MURDEROUS MATHS. Get ready to be amazed!

All Shapes and Sizes

All Shapes and Sizes

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

MURDEROUS MATHS: All Shapes and Sizes is full of facts, tricks and tips to help children discover why shapes are super and measurements are magic! With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019 and simple explanations and hilarious characters to guide them through, children can: learn all about tricky triangles cut through the cake crisis suss out spangled angles - and much more! Illustrated by Philip Reeve and Rob Davis and presented in a bold, funky and accessible way so children can find out why maths is marvellous, a new generation of Kjartan Poskitt fans will be able to discover the world of MURDEROUS MATHS. Get ready to be amazed!

The Magic of Maths

The Magic of Maths

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

MURDEROUS MATHS: The Magic of Maths is full of incredible tricks to wow children and teachers alike. With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019, children can: discover how to use the power of maths to beat the calculator perform amazing card tricks read minds - using the power of maths! Illustrated by Rob Davis and presented in a bold, funky and accessible way so children can find out why maths is marvellous, a new generation of Kjartan Poskitt fans will be able to discover the world of MURDEROUS MATHS. Get ready to be amazed!

Harry (Houdini)

Harry (Houdini)

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

First Names is a series of fun, lively and highly illustrated biographies that introduces some truly amazing individuals who lived incredible lives, to an audience of young readers. True life stories of the most amazing people EVER! Meet HARRY HOUDINI, the brilliant escape artist who thrilled the world with his death-defying stunts and awesome showmanship. Find out how he was inspired by a man with no head, why he kept asking to be put in jail (and how he got out again) and why he dangled upside down from a crane 120 feet up in the air. Get to know HARRY on first name terms.

Codes

Codes

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: eBook Release Date: 25/04/2017

Did you ever want to send a message that only your friend can read? Or did you want to try and uncover a secret communication from someone else? If so, then here's everything you need to know about creating and cracking codesfrom the simplest substitution messages to the secrets of the well-known World War II coding contraption, the amazing Enigma Machine!The book includes information about:Substitution codesScrambling codesCodes containing unrecognizable symbolsOther message systems such as Morse code and flagsAnd how to make your own Enigma machine!Youll be thrilled as this amusing book takes you on a codebreaking adventure, learning ways to decode both simple and difficult puzzles, as well as provides you with a history on the cryptology. Filled with tips and enjoyable illustrations by Ian Baker, Codes will have you sending secret messages in no time.

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