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  • Published: 1 August 2008
  • ISBN: 9781862301832
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $16.99

How to Avoid a Wombat's Bum




The ultimate trivia guide for kids!

Did you know THAT:

The first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal was Shredded Wheat in 1893 (it beat Kellogg’s Corn Flakes by just five years)

Scarlett Johansson, Ashton Kutcher and Simon Cowell all have twin brothers.

Everton were the first British football club to introduce a stripe down the side of their shorts.

The word DUDE was coined by Oscar Wilde and his friends. It is a combination of the words ‘duds’ and ‘attitude’.

Well you do now! Filled with fantastic facts and figures to amaze and intrigue . . . once you start reading you'll be hooked for hours!

  • Published: 1 August 2008
  • ISBN: 9781862301832
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

Mitchell Symons

Mitchell Symons was born in London and educated at Mill Hill School and the LSE, where he studied Law. 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 column for the Sunday Express. Mitchell has won the Blue Peter Best Book with Facts Awards twice, for WHY EATING BOGEYS IS GOOD FOR YOU and DO IGLOOS HAVE LOOS?

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