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By Tom Quinn
A quirky collection of true stories from the stranger side of the world's railways, featuring weird weather conditions, audacious robberies, hair-raising accidents, vanishing passengers, an infestation of maggots and a mysterious missing mummy.
By Iain Spragg
A quirky collection of true stories from the stranger side of cycling, including doughty Edwardian explorers, intrepid tightrope cyclists and a long-forgotten bike growing in a tree.
By Sarah Simi
Welcome to the cosy village of Woolly Bush, set deep in the heart of the English countryside. It has all the standard features of a typical village - the cake shop, the war memorial, the vegetable show, the vicar - apart from two big differences: it's all made of wool,...
By Iain Spragg
A quirky collection of true stories from the stranger side of teaching, including how a fight with his teacher paved the way for Al Capone's infamous crime empire, and the bizarre tale of the American teacher who sued her own pupils.
A quirky collection of true stories from the stranger side of motor racing, including the Frenchman who drove 25 miles in reverse, the Le Mans 24-hour race won by a car patched up with chewing gum, and the driver who drank six bottles of champagne on the way to winning...
A quirky exploration of Shakespeare and his plays, full of facts, figures and trivia to amuse, impress and entertain.
Did you know that fish can use tools, and that wombat poo is cubic? This animal-tastic, fact-packed guide to the world of nature contains everything the budding naturalist needs to know. Meet nature's most fearsome predators, explore the wonders of the ocean, and marvel at the ability of animals to...
A curious collection of true stories from the stranger side of rugby, featuring the the Irish international who arranged his marriage so he could play against England, the team of football players who beat their rugby counterparts at their own game, and the day the entire Wales team was sent...