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Books in the series: Murderous Maths

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!

Shapes and Measures

Shapes and Measures

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2014

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! Updated for the relaunch of the primary national curriculum in autumn 2014, children can learn all about tricky triangles, vicious circles, spangled angles and much more with simple explanations and hilarious characters to guide them through. Illustrated by Philip Reeve 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: 07/08/2014

Murderous Maths: The Magic of Maths is full of incredible tricks to wow children and teachers alike. Children can discover how to use the power of maths to beat the calculator, perform amazing card tricks and even read minds! 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 series. Get ready to be amazed!

Desperate Measures

Desperate Measures

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Maths with the laughs added in! * Why does a horse need hands? * How many metres are there on the head of a pin? * How dense are you? Find out in Desperate Measures - all the tricks, tips and short-cuts they don't teach at school.

Murderous Maths: Guaranteed to Bend Your Brain

Murderous Maths: Guaranteed to Bend Your Brain

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

This work features maths with the laughs added in! How can maths rescue someone in deadly peril? Which famous mathematician was murdered? How did time begin? Find out in Murderous Maths - all the tricks, tips and short-cuts they don't teach at school.

Murderous Maths: More Murderous Maths

Murderous Maths: More Murderous Maths

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Maths with the laughs added in! \* How can maths save your life? \* Can you make a piece of one-sided paper? \* How can you be famous for ever? Find out in More Murderous Maths - all the tricks, tips and short-cuts they don't teach at school.

Professor Fiendish's Book of Diabolical Brain-benders

Professor Fiendish's Book of Diabolical Brain-benders

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2002

Criminal mastermind and evil genius Professor Fiendish has finally achieved his ultimate goal-a Murderous Maths book all to himself. And in a desperate attempt to warp the brains of readers everywhere he has filled it with utterly diabolical puzzles. Dare you face the challenge of. *the terrible writhing tongue tank of Fastbuck? *breadsticks at dawn with the gangsters? *the ultimate horror of the bottom of Fiendish's fridge? Pit your wits against everyone's favourite arch-enemy and see if you can solve the evil Professor's brain benders. Can you survive the Megavolt Vaults, the Darts of Doom or a game of Pass the Poison? Remember, it's not called Murderous Maths for nothing.

Murderous Maths: Algebra the Phantom X

Murderous Maths: Algebra the Phantom X

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2000

Is maths making you miserable? Are you alarmed by algebra and flummoxed by formulas? Do equations make you quake? Look no further: The Phantom is here to banish algebraic agony for good. Find out what Grizelda the Grisly buys on a shopping trip to the Slaughter-o-Mart, face another diabolical challenge from Professor Fiendish, and enter the Murderous Maths testing laboratory in the disturbing disguise of a Pure Mathematician. Meanwhile, the gangsters discover that, sometimes, x = a big, fat nothing.

Murderous Maths

Murderous Maths

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/1999

Is maths making you miserable? Are you nobbled by numbers and in a tangle about angles? Well, 'Murderous Maths' is here to change all that for good. Find out how maths could help you rescue someone in deadly peril, how not to shoot yourself with a cannon, and meet some famous mathematicians who were really hard (and even some who were murdered). And watch out for One Finger Jimmy, Chainsaw Charlie and their ghastly gangster friends, who are living proof that maths really can be murderous.

More Murderous Maths

More Murderous Maths

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/1999

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