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A CHILDREN'S BRAND NEW PAPERBACK LEARNING BOOK "1001 HORRIBLE FACTS". ONE OF A SERIES OF "1001 FACT" BOOKS. A FASCINATING KNOWLEDGE BOOK WITH FUN CARTOON ILLUSTRATIONS, BUT NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED!!
Brand new thick paperback (approx. A4 size) children's knowledge book with cartoon illustrations, "1001 HORRIBLE FACTS" (208 pages). One of a series of 1001 Fact books for children with a fascination for the wierd and wonderful side of life - a yuckopedia of gross truths about everything...
Did you know...? In Anglo-Saxon England, people who died in a famine were eaten by their neighbours! In France in the late 1600s, it was considered a great honour o talk to King Louis XIV while he was on the toilet. During the Second World War, people in the UK were urged by the government to make the most of wild foods, and were given recipes for cooking roast squirrel, rook casserole, stewed starlings and baked sparrows.
Read all these facts ... and another 998, in this fascinating book!
Got a thirst for knowledge of all things nasty? Then this yuckopedia's for you! A team of cartoon characters guides you through a feast of festering facts so horrible they're hard to believe. Featuring gross truths about the human body, food, animals, history, science, and even world records in horribleness, it's a real education in all things rotten... Enter ye not, those of a weak constitution...
This cartoon duo make reading a voyage through all things horrible - more interesting than the average reference book. Horrible facts are always popular on radio, TV and in book format. This title appeals to parents because it encourages children to widen their reading and acquire more information while they do so.Children will enjoy telling friends and family about their reading. It's a win/win situation.This work provides the perfect ammunition for 8-12 year olds to amaze and disgust parents, teachers and each other.
Country of Origin : UNITED KINGDOM
Illustrations : Illustrations
Number Of Pages : 208
Year of Publication : 2008
Genre: CHILDRENS NON-FICTION