How to Avoid a Wombat's Bum

How to Avoid a Wombat's Bum

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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 126 x 178 x 19mm | 202g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • ill
  • 1862301832
  • 9781862301832
  • 47,452

About Mitchell Symons

Mitchell Symons was born in 1957 in London and educated at Mill Hill School and the LSE, where he studied just enough law to get a Third. Since leaving BBC TV, where he was a researcher and then a director, he has worked as a writer, broadcaster and journalist. He was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and has devised many television formats. Currently he writes an award-winning weekly column for the Sunday more

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How to avoid a wombat's bum? Don't chase it! Wombats can run up to 25 miles per hour and stop dead in half a stride. They kill their predators this way - the predator runs into the wombat's bum-bone and smashes its face. Amaze and intrigue your friends and family with more fantastic facts and figures: Most dinosaurs were no bigger than chickens Everton was the first British football clun to introduce a stripe down the side of players' shorts The Monopoly square that is most often landed on is Trafalgar Square A snail has about 25,000 teeth No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven times Just opening this book with have you hooked for hours!show more

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