I Never Knew That About Britain: The Quiz Book: Over 1000 Questions and Answers About Our Glorious Isles

I Never Knew That About Britain: The Quiz Book: Over 1000 Questions and Answers About Our Glorious Isles

Hardback I Never Knew That About

By (author) Christopher Winn

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  • Publisher: Ebury Press
  • Format: Hardback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 202mm x 26mm | 399g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0091933048
  • ISBN 13: 9780091933043
  • Illustrations note: PEN & INK DRAWINGS
  • Sales rank: 396,277

Product description

Bestselling author and quiz master Christopher Winn is here to test your general knowledge of Britain with over 1000 quiz questions to perplex and puzzle about our glorious islands. Covering a myriad of subjects including history, cathedrals, sports, records, modern Britain, royalty, people, places, deeds, discoveries and disasters, there is something to test everyone from Britain's brainiest boffins to the quiz beginner. Featuring a range of questions from multiple choice teasers and odd ones out to picture quizzes illustrated with charming line drawings to test your knowledge of the famous faces and facades of Britain. Alongside these sit cryptic and puzzle quizzes plus special features spotlighting different regions so you can see just how well you know your local area. Perfect for all ages, this quiz book will provide hours of entertainment and education for the whole family and have you proclaiming: 'I bet you never knew that!'

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Author information

Christopher Winn's first book was the bestselling I Never Knew That About England. Volumes on Ireland, Scotland, Wales and London followed. He has recently complemented them with books on the English, Irish and Scottish. A freelance writer and collector of trivia for over 20 years, he has worked with Terry Wogan and Jonathan Ross, and sets quiz questions for television as well as for the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph. He is married to artist Mai Osawa, who illustrates all the books in the series.

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Praise for "I Never Knew That about England" "A beautiful guide to the lore of the villages, towns and cities of England. After reading about each county, I want to pack the car and go there immediately."-- "The Times"