The Giant Bathroom Reader

The Giant Bathroom Reader

Paperback (17 Apr 2014)

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Publisher's Synopsis

Did you know that during a visit to Germany, Peter the Great once used his host's curtains as toilet paper? That a French dwarf once sued his government for the right to participate in ths port of dwarf tossing?

From Mother Goose to Gold Fever, Celebrity Scandals to Cults and Fanatics, and from Wis Thoughts to the World's Longest..., this is a wealth of incredible and occasionally improbable information. Be amazed, be appalled, but above all be enthralled by this cornucopia of craziness.

Contents include: Weird Laws from around the world, Scientific Snippets, Astounding News Stories, Urban Legends, Crazy Animals, Brief Histories of everything from the Third Reich to Ancient Breakfasts, Peculiar Inventions, and much, much more.

About the Publisher

Constable

Constable

Recently acquired by Little, Brown Book Group, Constable publishes a diverse range of bestselling fiction and non-fiction titles. Notable is Constable?s superb crime list, with MC Beaton at the forefront of the beloved ?cosy crime? genre with her bestselling Hamish McBeth and Agatha Raisin series. Constable also boasts a strong non-fiction section, publishing the likes of HRH Princess Michael of Kent and bestselling parody We?re Going on a Bar Hunt.

Book information

ISBN: 9781472114525
Publisher: Little, Brown
Imprint: Constable
Pub date:
DEWEY: 032.02
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 396
Weight: 330g
Height: 198mm
Width: 132mm
Spine width: 27mm