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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,...
This fun book, part of the popular Cool series, is a fascinating introduction to world mythology, broken up into handy bite-sized chunks. It includes creation myths, legends and stories, fantastical creatures such as giants, dragons and the Phoenix, and mythological places like Atlantis and Avalon.
By Andrew Ward
A quirky collection of true stories from the weirder side of cricket, including a game played on ice, a plague of flying ants and a one-armed cricket team.
By Andrew Ward
A quirky collection of true stories from the stranger side of golf, including irrational finishes, record rounds and famous freak shots.
A quirky exploration of Shakespeare and his plays, full of facts, figures and trivia to amuse, impress and entertain.