Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Family Library
Publication Year: 1997
A collection of facts about history, medicine, sports, nature, inventions, and other topics.
Height: 11.5 in.
Width: 9.0 in.
Did You Know That: In one second the Sun gives out 35 million times the average annual electricity supply for all of North America. An English village once had a downpour of frogs. As many as 400,000 bacteria could fit on the head of a pin.Peanuts are often used in the manufacture of dynamite. The first functional flush toilet was discovered in the 4,000-year-old Palace of Knossos in Crete, Greece. It takes the nectar of two million flowers to produce one jar of honey. Henry III of France liked to hang a basket full of small dogs around his neck. Amazing Facts is a collection of the most bizarre and fascinating facts ranging from nature and technology to arts and sports-proof without a doubt that truth really is stranger than fiction.
This is a pre-owned book but is in very good shape. No marks or rips. I did picture the inside of the cover has a Bat picture that says This Book Belongs To. It had a name and that is covered up with a white label. Other then that addition it could almost pass as new.