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Facts! One for every day of the year

Written by Tracey Turner

Illustrated by Fatti Burke

Facts! One for every day of the year Synopsis

Discover a fact for everyone, everyday, in this book. Explore a world of topics, from hilarious animals, to unbelievable-but-true science facts, mind-blowing space stats, to incredible human achievements. You can even look up what extraordinary event happened on your birthday! Did you know that Ancient Romans used wee to whiten their teeth, and to do their laundry? Or have you heard of the parrotfish, which covers itself in a cosy, thick layer of its own slime before it goes to sleep? Why not celebrate New Year's Eve like the Estonians: tuck into seven meals to give you strength for the year ahead. Delicious! It's most important to know that you should never shake hands with a bushbaby: the animals pee on their paws so that they leave a smelly trail wherever they go. Find out all this and much, much more, with enough facts for even the most curious reader. Also includes seasonal and `on this day' facts for added curiosity and fun, plus a completely random mix of everything else you can imagine. These facts are brought to life with stylish, full colour illustrations from Fatti Burke. Her charmingly beautiful artwork makes this a book to keep coming back to.

Facts! One for every day of the year Press Reviews

`This book contains amusing animal facts, amazing space stats, scientific discoveries, fantastic achievements, and so much more! There really is something for everyone is this fantastic book for children. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for an interesting and educational gift.' - Relentlessly Purple blog (relentlesslypurple.com) -- Relentlessly Purple blog * relentlesslypurple.com * `The book bestows snippets of wisdom about anything and everything you'd want to know.' - Mummy Tries blog (mummytries.com) -- Mummy Tries blog * mummytries.com * `I've enjoyed delving into the book myself, with little nuggets of fascinating facts every day - the perfect `end of day' treat to look forward to.' - Milk Drunk Diary blog (milkdrunkdiary.com) -- Milk Drunk Diary blog * milkdrunkdiary.com * `A beautifully illustrated fact book for children aged 4-8 years. This book would be a fantastic educational Birthday or Christmas gift to be treasured and read daily.' - Relentlessly Purple blog (relentlesslypurple.com) -- Relentlessly Purple blog * relentlesslypurple.com *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408884621
Publication date: 7th September 2017
Author: Tracey Turner
Illustrator: Fatti Burke
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 96 pages

About Tracey Turner

Fatti Burke is an illustrator with a combined love of mapmaking and travel: she likes nothing more than drawing the places around her. She graduated from NCAD in 2012 and has been working as an illustrator ever since, creating many beautiful and exciting things, including the award-winning Irelandopedia. Originally from Co. Waterford, Fatti now lives and works in Dublin City. Tracey Turner has written more than 30 books for children on a variety of subjects, from rude words to the entire history of the universe. Her books include the best-selling 101 Things You Need to Know, the acclaimed Comic Strip series, the hilariously ...

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