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Murderous Maths: Vicious Circles and other Savage Shapes Award-winning author/illustrator

by Kjartan Poskitt (author) and Philip Reeve (illustrator)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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Product Description

If your maths homework feels like a vicious circle and you know you need to get your brain in shape, you need to read Murderous Maths! Are you perplexed by polygons and addled by angles? Do you sometimes wonder where to stick your compasses? Are you baffled by why the US defence headquarters is shaped like a pentagon? Then maybe this book can help!

Product Details

Series

Murderous Maths

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780439997478

Date published

January 1st, 2002

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 6.5; Upper years; 3.0 points

Other details
  • 160 pages
Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Kjartan Poskitt

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Kjartan lives in York with his wife and four children. He regularly performs at venues all over the country.

Philip Reeve

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Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he worked in a bookshop for years while also producing and directing a number of no-budget theatre projects.

Philip then began illustrating and has since provided cartoons and jokes for around forty books, including the best-selling Scholastic series Horrible Histories, as well as Murderous Maths and Dead Famous.

He’s been writing stories since he was five, but Mortal Engines was the first to be published. Mortal Engines defies easy categorisation. It is a gripping adventure story set in an inspired fantasy world, where moving cities trawl the globe. A magical and unique read, it immediately caught the attention of readers and reviewers and won several major awards. Three more Hungry Cities novels followed, and Philip’s latest project are the Fever Crumb books, prequels set centuries before the events of Mortal Engines.

Philip has also written Buster Bayliss, a series for younger readers, and stand alone novels including Here Lies Arthur, which won the Carnegie Medal.

Philip lives in Devon with his wife and son and his interests are walking, drawing, writing and reading.

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