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321 Seriously Smart Things You Need To Know

Mathilda Masters, Louize Perdieus

£14.99

321 surprising facts about flora and fauna, language, famous people, planet earth and much more

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Overview

Did you know that:

• A giraffe can lick its own ears clean?

• You can weigh your head by putting it in a bucket of water?

• Astronauts urinate into a vacuum cleaner?

What the encyclopaedia was to the 20th century, this book is to the 21st. Twelve elegantly designed chapters brim with 321 fascinating – and often surprising – facts, enabling people to dazzle their friends and family with their encyclopaedic knowledge of sports, science, plants and insects, famous people and space. The facts are all grouped together by topic, so readers can dip in and pick and choose the topics that they find most interesting. This well-structured collection of smart things you need to know will be fun for all the family.

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Specifications

Format: Paperback with flaps

Size: 24.0 x 19.5 cm

Extent: 288 pp

Publication date: 3 June 2021

ISBN: 9780500296028

Contents List

1. Animals galore • 2. The Incredible Human Body • 3. Sport is Good for You (most of the time) • 4. (In)famous Faces • 5. A Journey through History • 6. Our Beautiful Planet • 7. All Around the World • 8. The Wonderful World of Science • 9. Words and Language • 10. Adventures in Botany • 11. Food, Glorious Food • 12. To Infinity and Beyond

About the Author

Mathilda Masters is a writer and explorer. She is the author of numerous books. Louize Perdieus studied graphic and illustration design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp.