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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 Paul Owen
Running is the simplest, the most natural, the most wildly liberating and gloriously exhilarating of sports. Collected here are all the most fascinating insights into the world of running - from its illustrious history to the modern-day greats - that you will ever need to inspire your next run, whether...
Why is the sea salty? How far away is space? Why can't I tickle myself? Why can't we live forever? Children ask the most interesting and challenging questions.
Packed with facts and trivia, this miscellany takes you through the origins of the game, its key players and famous rivalries, and the triumphs and scandals that colour its history. Whether you're a new fan or a diehard supporter, For the Love of Football is perfect for anyone who knows...
From information about words and their uses, useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from literature and film, to bizarre test answers and much, much more, The Wonderful World of Words is bursting with truly oddball facts about words and language - and will have...