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Do you know how long it would take you to drive to the sun? Or whether you'd like to go on a space vacation? Be truly amazed by these awesome facts about our planet, our solar system, and our universe!
How long it would take you to drive to Pluto?
What the weather is like on Neptune?
How many tonnes of litter humans have left on the moon?
And did you know that next time you look up to the sky and see a shooting start it could actually be a pair of pants? On the ISS undies are ejected into space burning up in the Earth's atmosphere!
Find out hilarious, intriguing and ridiculous facts with this awesome book! Are you ready for another EPIC book from the winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 (Best Book with Facts)? Ready, set, BLAST OFF!
Some incorrect facts have escaped from author Adam Frost's imagination into this book...Can you figure out which fact is untrue in a sea of brilliantly weird, wonderful and unusual facts? Once you find them make sure you SPLAT them, lasso them, doodle on them - and reveal them as an imposter facts before they go out into the world!
Can you guess which of these facts is NOT true?
Woodlice have blue blood.
Dead cabbage café is the name of a band.
King Edward III banned football in England.
You swallow about one litre of snot a day! (That's roughly five skips FULL of snot, swallowed during your lifetime.)
When glass snakes are attacked, their tail shatters into little pieces - these pieces jump around and distract the predator. while the rest of the snake escapes!
Hunt for fascinating facts and use your detective skills to uncover the untrue 'fact'. With hilarious illustrations from the brilliant Gemma Correll, you'll need all your brains to uncover the false fact: can you 'squash' the made-up bug fact, decipher hieroglyphics, and join the stars in a night-time sky to find all the answers? Put your skills to the test as you Splat the Fact!
Are you ready for another EPIC book from the winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 (Best Book with Facts)? If you ran your school, what would the rules be? Would you rather talk to animals, or speak every language in the world? How fast can you run? Answer these questions and much more, with real life comparisons - how do you compare to an animal, another human, or even your parents? Collect your own data and enjoy silly facts, quizzes, and scrapbook activities. Write, draw, cut-out and fully make this book about you!
If one vampire bit one person and they turned into a vampire, how long would it take before the whole world filled up with vampires? How much snot do you drink in a year? If you unravelled a mummy, how long would the bandage be? And much more! Pick up this book to fill your mind with funny, weird, random and above all, AWESOME facts. Prepare for another EPIC book from the winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 - Best Book with Facts.
Pick up this book and see what you can find... Crikey! That's dead scary. If all the dead people on earth came back to life as zombies there would be 101 billion zombies in the world. Aagh! Run for your life! Check your worryometer! If you see a tiger shark be very afraid, it will eat you. On the other hand if it's a zebra shark - did you know they don't attack people? Safe! Is there anybody there? Messaging home from outer space can take forever! If you're on Venus, a message sent would reach home in 8 minutes and from Neptune it would take over 4 hours! Better check you're in range. Seeing RED! You'll have to travel all the way to Antarctica to see a red waterfall. It's called Blood Falls and the water is turned red by the element iron. WOW! Top trunks! Find out all the things an elephant does with its trunk. He would die without it. GAV! GAV! It's barking, literally, a dog bark in Russian. You'll find many of the noises animals make in different languages. WOOF! WOOF! How cool is that!
When Danny's Uncle Charlie gives him a remote control for his birthday, Danny can't help but feel disappointed. What's the use of a remote without the thing it controls? But when Danny discovers that it can actually manipulate Time, he cheers up a bit. Imagine being able to get into trouble, then press rewind so you can't get told off? Brilliant Except there's someone else who wants the remote, someone who'll stop at nothing to get his thumb on it. The Night Scientist is after Danny and Danny isn't going to be able to fast-forward his way out of this one...
Did you know that there is a tree-climbing fish? Or that some bees drink crocodile tears? Or that a jellyfish was sent into space? Be truly inspired by incredible facts about the creatures that share our planet. Find out: If you're as tall as an emperor penguin or a velociraptor Whether a honey badger could beat a lion in a fight How one man was swallowed head first by a great white shark - and survived! Find out disgusting, hilarious, weird and wacky facts with this awesome book! Are you ready for another EPIC book from the winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 (Best Book with Facts)?
Solving crime in record time! Wily Fox is on the case again. A cursed tomb, some sinking sand and an army of snakes. From the pyramids of Egypt to the Grand Canyon, USA, detective Wily Fox is racing to uncover a Pharaoh's long-lost treasure before Doug Donkey steals it. But there's a bigger plot at work. If Wily can't stop his old enemy Klara Kraftypants and her evil scheme, the world as they know it will be history... Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.
How long are your intestines? How many mites live in your eyelashes? Do all adults wear clean underwear? And much more! Find out disgusting, hilarious, weird and wacky facts about your body with this awesome book! Are you ready for another EPIC book from the winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 (Best Book with Facts)?
This stunningly designed and illustrated book details the gardens that won Adam an astonishing seven gold medals at Chelsea Flower Show from his first self-financed garden 2007 to his Show Gardens for major sponsors such as Homebase. Recognised as the designers' designer Adam Frost combines a mixture of great design and brilliant planting. In this book he tells the story of the creation of each garden and reveals tips and information to allow readers to create their own great spaces. As a member of the regular presenting team on Gardeners' World, Adam is incredibly popular and draws large crowds wherever he appears.
Solving Crime in Record Time! One knock-out perfume, an underground hideout and a string of bogus bank robberies. From the canals of Venice to the mountains of China, detective Wily Fox is on a mission to sniff out the thief of a precious perfume recipe. But the crafty villain is involved in some stinky business and it's getting right up Wily's nose... Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.
Solving Crime in Record Time! One priceless painting. A mysterious letter. Some cheese so stinky it's deadly. From the galleries of Paris to the palaces of Moscow, detective Wily Fox is on the trail of a stolen painting. But Dimitri Gottabottomitch is doing whatever he can to throw Wily off the scent. It seems there's more to this painting than meets the eye... Wily Fox is on the case Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.
The evil Space Twister has stolen Danny's cosmic remote and is running amok with it. Can Danny's new gadget, the Time Tablet, untwist everything? And what if, with one touch of the screen, Danny could delete the Space Twister for ever?
Solving crime in record time! A family fortune, a treasure trail and a very special spider... From the skyscrapers of New York to a village in the Amazon jungle, detective Wily Fox is on the trail of missing millionaire Simon Sheep. A con artist has tricked his way into Simon's family with the aim of stealing his fortune. Can Wily prove the impostor is a fake before the villain hits the jackpot? Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.
Solving crime in record time! A ghastly ghoul, a perfumed letter and a creaky board. From the landmarks of London to the castles of Poland, detective Wily Fox refuses to be spooked by the sightings in a top West-End theatre. Wily's got to find out who's behind it before the entire theatre gives up the ghost... Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.
Prepare to discover the most utterly unbelievable REAL facts about WWII . . . Did you know that onions were given as birthday presents in WWII? Or that exploding camel dung was used as a weapon? Could a leaky toilet force a submarine crew to abandon ship?
This is history like you've never known it before! Ask yourself . . .
Would you eat squirrel tail soup, cow's udders, or a carrot on a stick? Could you share 12.7cm of bathwater with your WHOLE family - for your weekly wash? If you were a spy, which gadgets and inventions would you choose?
From flying tanks to Operation Toenail, read about the daring, tragic and heroic events that shaped one of the most influential conflicts in modern times. With a bold design and colourful illustrations, picture the most amazing, and unbelievable, facts from this world-changing time.
Puffin and IWM (Imperial War Museums) are proud to be working together to educate and inspire young readers with tales from the past. Puffin know that stories can take you anywhere. As one of the most beloved children's publishers, we aim to fire every young imagination. Uncovering people's experiences during wartime, from the First World War to the present day, IWM is a family of five museums (IWM London, Churchill War Rooms, HMS Belfast, IWM North, and IWM Duxford).
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Ophthalmic Surgery 2 Robert Brudenell Carter, William Adams Frost Cassell, 1889
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfectionssuch as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed worksworldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Ophthalmic Surgery; Clinical Manuals For Practitioners And Students Of Medicine Robert Brudenell Carter, William Adams Frost Cassell, 1887 Eye; Ophthalmology
"Creating a garden doesn't need to be complicated." This is the promise from Adam Frost, BBC Gardeners' World presenter and winner of multiple Chelsea Flower Show gold medals. Regardless of your experience or budget, with Adam's help and know-how you can design your dream garden, whether it's a small urban garden, a classic cottage garden, a suburban front garden, a low-maintenance space or a city roof terrace. His practical, no-nonsense approach strips away complex garden design concepts and focuses on your needs and preferred garden style to help you plan and build a garden that works for you. Starting right at the beginning, Adam takes you step by step through the whole process, inspiring you with simple garden design ideas to tackle a full garden makeover or a simple revamp of just one part of your garden, perhaps a tired herbaceous border, a neglected vegetable patch, the patio, or a water feature. Learn how to design a garden that reflects your practical needs, lifestyle, budget, personality, soil, and climate. Build it yourself following the clear, uncomplicated step-by-step instructions that show you everything from laying turf to terraces, planting trees or building a raised bed or water feature. Enjoy it month by month with his simple checklist of what to do when to keep your garden in shape. RHS How to Create your Garden is about designing an outside space that is real, achievable, and right for you.
The Nightingale family live on a barge on the canal near London Zoo, and Mum is a vet. When Tom and Sophie find a bag of snakes dumped at the gates of the zoo, a great and exciting adventure begins. Soon they are finding out about the trade in illegal animals and learning how to care for these wonderful creatures. The snakes are carefully housed in the zoo and, just as they are about to be introduced to the many visitors to the reptile house, a desperate race begins to collect some precious antivenin. The first book in a new series of pacy adventure stories with two courageous children and lots and lots of fascinating animal facts.
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