Whitaker's World of Facts 2010 by Russell Ash
  

Whitaker's World of Facts 2010

Written by Russell Ash

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Amaze your friends and family with 100s of astonishing facts, figures, first and lasts ranging from why is 13 unlucky, how do astronauts go to the loo and who had hiccups for 68 years and did you know that the author of this immense tome has a great, great, great, great uncle who invented false teeth? It’s not just fantastic, it’s fact-tastic. The book is based on the Whitaker’s Almanac, which in turn has been published annually since 1868!

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Whitaker's World of Facts 2010 by Russell Ash

Whitaker's World of Facts 2010 is full of the most up-to-date, 'must have' information on every important subject on earth, with lashings of fact files, world record-breakers and 'top ten'-style lists - all lavishly illustrated with full colour photographs. It is the biggest and the best! This book is hugely entertaining and informative - it's a superb reference title for all the family. Praise for the first edition includes: Russell Ash is the king of lists, the author of reference books that offer a short cut to pub-quiz stardom. The Independent A Christmas read to dip into again and again. Essential Stuff. The Sunday Times

About the Author

Russell Ash

Russell Ash was a member of a family of craftsmen - his father was a bookbinder working for the British Museum and several generations of his family were London goldsmiths - the most notable of whom, Claudius Ash (1792-1854) was also the inventor of false teeth! As well as writing books, Russell was a practising silversmith. He lived in Lewes in East Sussex and had a daughter and two sons.

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Hardback

Author

Russell Ash
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Author's Website

www.russellash.com/

Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2009

ISBN

9781408130070

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