Do Igloos Have Loos? by Mitchell Symons

Do Igloos Have Loos?

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

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Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2011: Best Book with Facts

Answers everywhere to questions you might never have thought of asking…Why does toast always fall butterside down? Why does sand come in different colours? Are grasshoppers and crickets the same? And, Do Igloos Have Loos? Entertaining answers to all of the above and many more make this a fun reference book.


Do Igloos Have Loos? by Mitchell Symons

In Do Igloos Have Loos? Mitch Symons, the revolting reference expert, answers burning questions such as: How do you get out of quicksand? Why does your skin get wrinkly if you stay too long in the bath? Is your right foot really clever? And, crucial for everyone likely to get caught short in the Arctic, 'Do igloos have loos'?

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Mitch knows more totally useless things about useless subjects than anybody on Earth * Chris Tarrant * It's an idiosyncratic galmaufry of answers to questions that range from the scientifically verified to the nebulously philosophical . . . It's good, (almost) clean fun, ideal for fans of trivia to dip into -- James Lovegrove * Financial Times * Here's an entertaining title for young and old alike . . . Really great fun! * South Wales Argus *

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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272 pages


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Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books

Publication date

1st September 2011




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