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.
This is Book 9 in the Murderous Maths Series. See all Murderous Maths books here.
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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.More about Kjartan Poskitt
Philip Reeve's first novel Mortal Engines was published to an incredible critical acclaim which his subsequent books have emulated. He is the author of the Larklight trilogy for Bloomsbury. Philip lives in Devon. David Wyatt, has illustrated many beautiful covers for authors including Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman. He lives in Devon, and is a keenMore about Philip Reeve