The Encyclopedia of Unbelievable Facts: With 500 perplexing questions to BAMBOOZLE your friends! (Hardcover)

The Encyclopedia of Unbelievable Facts: With 500 perplexing questions to BAMBOOZLE your friends! By Louise Lockhart (Illustrator), Jane Wilsher Cover Image
By Louise Lockhart (Illustrator), Jane Wilsher
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Test your knowledge with 500 perplexing questions to bamboozle and delight trivia buffs both young and old with The Encyclopedia of Unbelievable Facts.

How many kinds of germs live in your bellybutton? Which creature takes a three-year-long nap? If someone asked you to spare a zeptosecond, how long would that be? Has the Leaning Tower of Pisa ever been straight? And what exactly happens to an astronaut’s dirty laundry?

The dazzling facts are accompanied by bright, whimsical illustrations and the questions are organized into 10 chapters: Human Body, Science and Technology, Animals, Natural World, Space, Mindbending Stuff, History, Customs and Culture, Our World, and Arts and Entertainment.

Written in simple, easy-to-understand language by author Jane Wilsher, this stunning visual encyclopedia is ideal for fact-loving kids and a perfect excuse to bring the family together for some top trivia fun.

About the Author

Louise Lockhart is an illustrator living in an old mill in a small town in England. She spends her days creating designs from little paper cutouts and line drawings. Her books include The Dictionary of DifficultWords (published in 2019 by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books) and her clients include: Heal's, Mini Boden, Flow Magazine, Anthropologie, The Independent, Anorak Magazine, Mollie Makes Magazine, Donna Wilson, Graniph, Little Otsu, and Liberty.

Jane Wilsher is an author and editor based in London. She has over 20 years’ experience publishing and making award-winning best-selling children’s books for all ages.

Praise For…

“...bursting with the kind of information kids just love to read about and share with you”


‘Five-hundred perplexing questions and answers to bamboozle and delight young trivia fans and their families, split into 10 themed chapters and featuring Lockhart’s quirky art.’Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

‘Perfect for those children who like to dip into books and read aloud the facts they’ve discovered.’ —Armadillo Magazine
Product Details
ISBN: 9780711256262
ISBN-10: 0711256268
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication Date: May 25th, 2021
Pages: 112
Language: English