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Poskitt, Kjartan

Overview
Works: 211 works in 379 publications in 1 language and 7,723 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Humor  Fiction  Miscellanea  Humorous stories  Popular works  Mathematical formulae  History 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: QA93, 510
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kjartan Poskitt
Murderous maths by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features maths with the laughs added in, alongwith tricks, tips and short-cuts
Agatha Parrot and the floating head by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 271 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!
Desperate measures by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humourous look at measurements and their uses, including length, area, and volume. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Urgum the axeman by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A riotously funny saga packed with barbarians on horseback, bizarre creatures, interfering gods, man-eating plants and a very disgusting lavatory
Agatha Parrot and the mushroom boy by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 256 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
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 252 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"--
Do you feel lucky? : the secrets of probability by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The perfect sausage by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mean and vulgar bits : fractions and averages by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member 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 Phantom X by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fiendish angletron : trigonometry by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Urgum and the seat of flames by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member 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!
Professor Fiendish's book of diabolical brainbenders by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The essential arithmetricks : how to + - x [symbol for divide] by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Find out how to count your way out of a death-trap, why multiplication can stop a hairy green spot epidemic, and meet the barmy pure mathematicians who spent years proving 5 + 0 = 5. Meanwhile, Chainsaw Charlie, Halfsmile and their gang discover that even the simplest maths can be murderous
Vicious circles and other savage shapes by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is maths making you miserable? Are you perplexed by polygons and addled by angles? Do you sometimes wonder where to stick your compasses? Then maybe this book can help
Everyday maths for grown-ups by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Easy questions, evil answers by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Numbers : the key to the universe by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorous look at the world of numbers, covering topics number systems, such as place values, fractions, prime numbers, and their uses. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Urgum and the Goo Goo Bah! by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A rip-roaringly funny tale with some very smelly trousers, a forgotten crater, an unexpected kidnapping plot and barbarians in yellow bobble hats"--Back cover
Agatha Parrot and the zombie bird by Kjartan Poskitt ( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member 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)!
 
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Alternative Names
ポスキット, キャルタン
Languages
English (82)
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