Amazing & Extraordinary Facts – Great Britain
Author: Stephen Halliday
Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about Great Britain unearths the hidden legends, laws, landscapes, discoveries, adventures and locations that have shaped Britain’s compelling, and at times, tumultuous past. Explore how Britain was formed – its geology and climate, the quirky characters and events of its history and the origin of British institutions, such as public schools, fish and chips and driving on the left hand side. Brief, accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects makes it the perfect book to dip in to. The amazing and extraordinary facts series presents interesting, surprising and little-known facts and stories about a wide range of topics which are guaranteed to inform, absorb and entertain in equal measure.