Book of absolutely useless lists(2007)
for absolutely every day of the year
A non fiction book by Philip Ardagh
This is a brilliant, chunky book packed with incredible facts and figures. It contains a list for every day of the year and here are a few examples of the things you can expect to learn about ...six paintings that look better from a distance, three most likely places to find Tyrannosaurus Rex remains, six of the world's smelliest cheeses, eight theories that are impossible to prove (or disprove), five animals that look like something else (and what they look like), eleven of the world's most poisonous plants, four Runners-up who became more famous than the actual winners, five garments most commonly lost in laundrettes, twelve inventions that bankrupted their inventors, four twentieth century leaders killed by their own side, five of the world's lowest mountains, ten great balloonists, twenty fictitious characters more famous than their creators, sixteen different types of footwear, seven suggested objects to use as paperweights, eight different types of hat (with earflaps) and eleven musical instruments most popular with one-man bands.
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Used availability for Philip Ardagh's Book of absolutely useless lists
October 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: Philip Ardagh's book of absolutely useless lists for absolutely every day of the year
Author(s): Philip Ardagh
ISBN: 0-230-70050-0 / 978-0-230-70050-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK
August 2008 : UK Paperback