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Kjartan Poskitt

  • 5 stars across 42 books
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.

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11th July 2019

The Runaway Pea

It's time for tea, but one pesky pea has decided to ping himself off the plate in search of a party!The rogue pea shoots... MoreThe Runaway Pea

(35 reviews) Review
23rd July 2020

The Runaway Pea Washed Away

The runaway pea is back for another hilarious adventure!When one rogue pea finds himself s p i n n i n g down the plug h... MoreThe Runaway Pea Washed Away

(15 reviews) Review
2nd July 2012

Agatha Parrot and the Zombie Bird

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 ou... MoreAgatha Parrot and the Zombie Bird

(4 reviews) Review
6th February 2012

Agatha Parrot and the Mushroom Boy

Agatha Parrot is the most exciting and hilarious comedy series since Mr Gum! But don't take our word for it . . . take... MoreAgatha Parrot and the Mushroom Boy

(4 reviews) Review
22nd July 2021

The Runaway Pea Left Behind

We’re on the way back from a big shopping tripBut the bag’s caught a nail and it’s started to rip.Dropetty PLOP! Now wha... MoreThe Runaway Pea Left Behind

(4 reviews) Review
7th August 2014

The Magic of Maths

Murderous Maths: The Magic of Maths is full of incredible tricks to wow children and teachers alike. ... MoreThe Magic of Maths

(3 reviews) Review
4th August 2008

Murderous Maths: Guaranteed to Bend Your Brain

This work features maths with the laughs added in! How can maths rescue someone in deadly peril? Which famous mathematic... MoreMurderous Maths: Guaranteed to Bend Your Brain

(3 reviews) Review
1st June 2009

Murderous Maths: Key To The Universe

Murderous Maths has been given a gorgeous new cover look! For readers scared of squares and perplexed by primes, the nex... MoreMurderous Maths: Key To The Universe

(2 reviews) Review
4th January 2010

Murderous Maths: Savage Shapes

Using a host of hilarious characters, Kjartan Poskitt presents all the tricks, tips and shortcuts to shapes they don't t... MoreMurderous Maths: Savage Shapes

(2 reviews) Review
3rd July 2014

Borgon the Axeboy and the Dangerous Breakfast

A dangerously funny new series for boys and girls age 7-9 from bestselling author Kjartan Poskitt, illustrations by the ... MoreBorgon the Axeboy and the Dangerous Breakfast

(2 reviews) Review
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  • The Runaway Pea

    The Runaway Pea

    by KerriS

    Dazzling story of a Pea that decides it wants an adventure...but its not always what you would expect! Bright and wonderful illustrations with fun and...

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    The Runaway Pea Washed Away

    by EmmaM

    Phoebe loved when the runaway pea made friends with a spider but didn't enjoy when the swan bit him - ouch!...

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    The Runaway Pea Left Behind

    by Laus

    A rhyming story of a pea who fell out of the shopping bag as he was too small.
    He had many adventures before he made it home even before the carrots....