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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.
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...