- Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
- Format: Hardback | 192 pages
- Dimensions: 136mm x 198mm x 24mm | 340g
- Publication date: 27 May 2010
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 184317474X
- ISBN 13: 9781843174745
- Illustrations note: Ill
- Sales rank: 142,114
Perfect follow-ups to the universally acclaimed I "Used to Know That", these five titles go that little bit further by filling in the gaps with some more in-depth knowledge on each individual subject. Written in a highly accessible and lighthearted way you can brush up on your maths, science, history, geography and English language while enjoying a walk down memory lane - and remembering the stuff you really shouldn't have forgotten...
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Chris Waring was born in London. After a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London and a short yet disastrous career as a headhunter, he became a maths teacher. Since then he has taught small children and Oxbridge candidates and everybody in between. He has written I Used to Know That: Maths (2010) and From 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries (2012) for Michael O'Mara Books. He lives in York.
"'a jolly useful old school primer dressed up in postmodern clothes... Everyone will want to dip into this' - Tribune, 6 June 08 'A fun and witty collection of snippets of information we 'used to know' from school.' - Essentials, July 2008 'This is a fascinating book... it will no doubt be a great source of entertainment around many a dinner table during the festive season' - She, December 08"