Why Spacemen Can't Burp... by Mitchell Symons


Why Spacemen Can't Burp... by Mitchell Symons

The latest collection of terrific trivia from the bestselling author of Why Eating Bogeys Is Good For You and double Blue Peter Best Book with Facts Award winner. The answers to these incredible questions will boggle your brain! Can rocks have snot? Why do doughnuts have holes in the middle? Could a human child ever be raised by animals? What have hyenas got to laugh about? And why is it impossible to belch after blast-off?

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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
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

27th February 2014



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