Amazing & Extraordinary Great Britain

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ITEM CODE: 26953
An absorbing collection of weird and wonderful facts and tales from Great Britain and the wider British Isles, taking in an eclectic mix of culture, history, people, landscape, wil...
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An absorbing collection of weird and wonderful facts and tales from Great Britain and the wider British Isles, taking in an eclectic mix of culture, history, people, landscape, wildlife, inventions, and more. Discover the origin of the American slang term for Britons as ‘Limeys’; why the Parliamentary ‘Speaker’ is so-called, despite not speaking in debates; which Yorkshire city invented the guillotine long before the French Revolution made it famous; and many more surprising details! Fun facts at your fingertips: dip into diverting, inspiring and entertaining stories sure to surprise. Illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, photographs and prints.
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Hardback
18 x 13.5cm
144 pages
With black-and-white illustrations
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