How to Avoid a Wombat's Bum by Mitchell Symons

How to Avoid a Wombat's Bum

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


How to Avoid a Wombat's Bum by Mitchell Symons

Did you know THAT: The first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal was Shredded Wheat in 1893 (it beat Kellogg's Corn Flakes by just five years) Scarlett Johansson, Ashton Kutcher and Simon Cowell all have twin brothers. Everton were the first British football club to introduce a stripe down the side of their shorts. The word DUDE was coined by Oscar Wilde and his friends. It is a combination of the words 'duds' and 'attitude'. Well you do now! Filled with fantastic facts and figures to amaze and intrigue . . . once you start reading you'll be hooked for hours!

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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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320 pages


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Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

29th September 2007



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