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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 Runaway Pea Left Behind

The Runaway Pea Left Behind

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Illustrator: Alex Willmore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/07/2021

We're on the way back from a big shopping trip But the bag's caught a nail and it's started to rip. Dropetty PLOP! Now what could that be? All on his own it's a left-behind pea. Disaster strikes when Pea falls out of the shopping bag . . . Is this the end? Is it ALL OVER FOR PEA?! Of course it's not! Follow Pea as he journeys across the city on a skateboard, and bus, and even on the wings of a passing-by bird - and has the adventure OF A LIFETIME! Sometimes it pays to be small . . . THE RUNAWAY PEA LEFT BEHIND is laugh-out-loud funny, bursting with imagination, and the most perfect third story in this much-loved series. The first book, THE RUNAWAY PEA, was chosen as BookTrust's Time to Read book of 2020, being given to 775,000 children in the UK.

The Secrets of Sums

The Secrets of Sums

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Illustrator: Daniel Postgate 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 Illustrator: Philip Reeve, Rob Davis, Trevor Dunton 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 Illustrator: Philip Reeve, Rob Davis 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 Illustrator: Rob Davis 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 Illustrator: Geraint Ford 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.

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