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Murderous Maths by Kjartan Poskitt1
More Murderous Maths by Kjartan Poskitt2
The Essential Arithmetricks by Kjartan Poskitt3
The Mean and Vulgar Bits by Kjartan Poskitt4
Desperate Measure by Kjartan Poskitt5
Do You Feel Lucky? by Kjartan Poskitt6
Vicious Circles and Other Savage Shapes by Kjartan Poskitt7
Numbers, the Key to the Universe by Kjartan Poskitt8
The Phantom X by Kjartan Poskitt9
The Fiendish Angletron by Kjartan Poskitt10
Professor Fiendish's Book of Diabolical Brain-benders by Kjartan Poskitt11
The Perfect Sausage and Other Fundamental Formulas by Kjartan Poskitt12
Su Doku by Kjartan Poskitt13
Kakuro and Other Fiendish Number Puzzles by Kjartan Poskitt14
Codes: How to Make Them and Break Them by Kjartan Poskitt15
Easy Questions, Evil Answers (Murderous Maths) by Kjartan Poskitt16
Murderous Maths of Everything by Kjartan Poskittcompanion

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  6. How Math Works by Carol Vorderman (1996)
  7. Mathematicians Are People, Too, Volume 1 by Luetta Reimer (1990)
  8. The Savage Stone Age by Terry Deary (1999)
  9. Inventors and Their Bright Ideas (Dead Famous) by Dr. Mike Goldsmith (2002)
  10. Go Figure!: A Totally Cool Book About Numbers by Johnny Ball (1979)
  11. Roman Numerals (Young Math Books) by David A. Adler (1977)
  12. Fractals, Googols, and Other Mathematical Tales by Theoni Pappas (1993)
  13. Math Wizardry for Kids by Margaret Kenda (1995)
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Series description

Murderous Maths is a series of British educational books by author Kjartan Poskitt. The books teach maths, spanning from the simple to the complex (such as the quadratic formula). The books are written in a similar style to the Horrible Histories and Horrible Science series, an informal manner involving evil geniuses, gangsters, love stories and smelly burgers.

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