Why Eating Bogeys Is Good For You by Mitchell Symons
  

Why Eating Bogeys Is Good For You

Written by Mitchell Symons
Part of the Mitchell Symons' Trivia Books Series

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Winner of the 2010 Blue Peter 'Best Book with Facts' Award.

Why can’t you tickle yourself? What is the best way to cure hiccups? Why do buses travel in threes? Loads of questions with some highly entertaining answers fill this information book with a difference. Fun to read, it is also full of some real facts as well as some amusing fantasies. It might even get even the most reluctant reader reading!!

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Synopsis

Why Eating Bogeys Is Good For You by Mitchell Symons

Ever wondered why we have tonsils? Is there any cream in cream crackers? Why is the sea blue? And if kangaroos keep their babies in their pouches, what happens to all the poo? This book answers such questions.


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Wonderful present idea for reluctant readers. Curiosity will overcome all resistance Glasgow Herald This absorbing anthology of unlikely information is a real treat ... The answers are explained expertly and entertainingly and leave your brain stuffed with absurd trivia Junior Education Plus Answers some really tricky questions. Sunday Express

About the Author

Mitchell Symons

Mitchell Symons was born in 1957 in London and educated at Mill Hill School and the LSE, where he studied just enough law to get a Third. Since leaving BBC TV, where he was a researcher and then a director, he has worked as a writer, broadcaster and journalist. He was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and has devised many television formats. Currently he writes an award-winning weekly column for the Sunday Express.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
320 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Mitchell Symons
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Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication date

7th May 2009

ISBN

9781862301849

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