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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!!
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.
|Publication date:||7th May 2009|
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||General Knowledge / Trivia|
|Other Categories:||All Shortlists and Winners|
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.More About Mitchell Symons