Kjartan Poskitt, creator of the Murderous Maths books and the wonderful Agatha Parrot series will be in Dun Laoghaire next week for the Mountains to Sea Book Festival. Here are some facts you may not know about Kjartan:
1/ He's from Yorkshire but he has an odd accent (or so he says).
2/ He wrote the theme tune for children's art show, SmArt and children's show, Brum.
3/ Most of his books start life written on the edge of a soggy newspaper.
4/ His favourite author is Philip Reeve.
5/ He can play cat and dog noises on a synthesiser.
All absolutely true!
Catch his wonderful Murderous Maths show on Friday 12th September in the Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire during the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival. Age 4th to 6th class e3 per child (Limited tickets still available) Log onto www.mountainstosea.ie or ring: 01 2312929 to book