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Everything Under the Sun : a curious question for every day of the year

Everything Under the Sun : a curious question for every day of the year by Molly Oldfield

Author: Molly Oldfield

£16.99

Availability: 1 in stock (can be backordered)

Format:Paperback

Page Count:256

Date Published:7 Sep 2023

ISBN:9780241643273

Synopsis

A wonderful new paperback edition of 366 curious questions asked by children from around the world, based on the award-winning podcast by original QI Elf, Molly Oldfield. How much bamboo can a giant panda eat? Do aliens exist? What we would do if we didn’t have a prime minister? Why do hammerhead sharks have such strange-shaped heads? Find out the answers to these curious questions and much, much more! Ponder where ideas come from with award-winning illustrator, Rob Biddulph.

Find out why you taste things differently when you have a cold with Michelin star chef, Heston Blumenthal. Learn about everything from how astronauts see in the dark to what the biggest dinosaur was with experts from the Natural History Museum. Fascinating facts are accompanied by gorgeous illustrations making the perfect gift for Christmas.

Whether you read a question a day, or dip into it whenever you are feeling curious, this is a book to treasure and share all year round. Illustrated by Momoko Abe, Kelsey Buzzell, Beatrice Cerocchi, Alice Courtley, Sandra de la Prada, Grace Easton, Manuela Montoya Escobar, Richard Jones, Lisa Koesterke, Gwen Millward, Sally Mullaney, and Laurie Stansfield.

“The only thing better than the questions, in this delightful and informative book, is the answers.” – Neil Gaiman

“This book is GLORIOUS. It’s heart-and-soul fabulous, page after page.” – Stephen Fry

“One of the best kids books I have ever had the pleasure of reading” – Pandora Sykes

“This book is heaven on a stick” – Sophie Dahl

 

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