Absolutely Useless Lists for Absolutely Every Day of the Year by Philip Ardagh
  

Absolutely Useless Lists for Absolutely Every Day of the Year

Written by Philip Ardagh

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From Public Enemies to St Paul’s Cathedral, every one’s fascination with lists will be satisfied once they’ve digested the 366 included in this attractive, chunky book.

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Absolutely Useless Lists for Absolutely Every Day of the Year by Philip Ardagh

Filled with eye-openingly absurd facts, lies, half-truths, thoughts, suggestions and musings with more footnotes than an orchestra of millipedes, this work features lists that include: "Possessors of Notable Moustaches", "What MI5 Look For When Recruiting", "Basic Requirements for Being A Pirate Captain", and "Animal Breakouts".

About the Author

Philip Ardagh

Philip Ardagh was our Guest Editor in May 2010. Click here to see the books that inspired him.

Philip Ardagh, whose very first Grubtown Tale won him the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, is author of numerous books including the award-winning Eddie Dickens adventures, which have been translated into over 30 languages.

He wrote BBC Radio’s first truly interactive radio drama, collaborated with Sir Paul McCartney on his first children’s book and is a ‘regularly irregular’ reviewer of children’s books for the Guardian. Married with a son, he divides his time between Tunbridge Wells and Grubtown, where he cultivates his impressive beard.

And if your children love Grubtown then do get them to go to www.visitgrubtown.com

Drawing on the weird and wonderful characters and settings from the Grubtown books, visitgrubtown.com features six distinct Grubtown locations – including the Daily Herald newspaper office, the Duckhouse/Museum and Smoky’s cinema. The site incorporates fun audio and video - what more could you ask for!

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Format

Hardback

Author

Philip Ardagh
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Author's Website

www.philipardagh.co.uk/

Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th October 2007

ISBN

9780230700505

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