pickabook books with huge discounts for everyone
pickabook books with huge discounts for everyone
Visit our new collection website www.collectionsforschool.co.uk
     
Email: Subscribe to news & offers:
Need assistance? Log In/Register


Item Details
Title: BEARS CAN'T RUN DOWNHILL
By: Robert Anwood
Format: Hardback

List price: £9.99
Our price: £7.29
Discount:
27%
You save: £2.70
ISBN 10: 0091912555
ISBN 13: 9780091912550
Availability: Publisher out of stock. This item may not become available.
 Delivery rates
Stock: Currently 0 items in stock
Publisher: EBURY PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 7 September, 2006
Pages: 288
Description: Explains 201 common claims and popular misconceptions. This work is intended for the quiz fanatic, the trivia buff, the show-off down the pub - or the wife or girlfriend who wants a way to get the upper hand.
Synopsis: Ever wondered whether Bob Holness really did play the saxophone solo on Gerry Rafferty's Baker Street? Or whether a swan can break a man's arm? Or whether computer games are illegal in Greece?! If so, you've probably spent far too much time down the pub, conversing with a mate on the wrong end of four pints of lager. We've all heard them: wild claims, spurious rumours and barely believable 'pub facts'. Don't pretend you've never wondered whether a crocodile really can run faster than a racehorse. Or pondered the possibility that there is only one cash machine in the whole of Albania? If this sort of thing keeps you awake at night, then this book has come to the rescue. Bears Can't Run Downhill...debunks and explains 201 common claims and popular misconceptions. It?s the ideal stocking-filler for the quiz fanatic, the trivia buff, the show-off down the pub ? or the wife or girlfriend who wants a way to a) get the upper hand and b) put a stop to this nonsense once and for all. So here is the definitive tome ? all you will never need (until the sequel at least) - of well-known ?facts? both true and apocryphal.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Ebury Press
Returns: Returnable
Some other items by this author:

TOP SELLERS IN THIS CATEGORY
Solutions and Other Problems (Paperback)
By: Allie Brosh, Annie Bosch
Vintage Publishing
Our Price : £10.94
more details
Wreck This Journal (Paperback)
By: Keri Smith
Penguin Books Ltd
Our Price : £7.29
more details
Born A Crime (Paperback)
By: Trevor Noah
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Our Price : £7.29
more details
100 Tricks to Appear Smart In Meetings (Hardback)
By: Sarah Cooper
Vintage Publishing
Our Price : £7.30
more details
Kama Pootra (Hardback)
By: Daniel Cole Young
Sourcebooks, Inc
Our Price : £4.37
more details
BROWSE FOR BOOKS IN RELATED CATEGORIES
 SPORT, TRAVEL AND LEISURE INTERESTS
 humour


Information provided by www.pickabook.co.uk
SHOPPING BASKET
  
Your basket is empty
  Total Items: 0
 

Top Pick This Month
Black and British
By: DAVID OLUSOGA
From Roman times to the present day this is the story of Black British history
add to basket

Oxford Dictionary - Discounted Offers
Oxford School Dictionary
By: OXFORD DICTIONARIES
This new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Dictionary (paperback) has contemporary, comprehensive vocabulary coverage, example sentences, and fascinating word origins. The dictionary supports students with their language and spelling skills, and helps with the transition from primary to secondary.
add to basket

Oxford Dictionary - Discounted Offers
Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary
By: DAVID CRYSTAL, BEN CRYSTAL
Winner of Best Book, Publication, or Recording prize at the Falstaff Awards 2015 and shortlisted for the 2016 SLA Information Book Award. This innovative dictionary is written by leading experts in linguistics and Shakespeare, David and Ben Crystal. It provides students with invaluable support while they read and understand Shakespeare's plays.
add to basket

Oxford Dictionary - Discounted Offers
Oxford School Thesaurus
By: OXFORD DICTIONARIES
An up-to-date new edition of this bestselling, comprehensive classroom classic, with new curriculum support. Focused coverage of words, synonyms and antonyms help to improve writing skills, for creative writing and non-fiction. Essential spelling, grammar and punctuation support makes it perfect for progress from primary to secondary school.
add to basket

9780192744012
Oxford Children's Dictionary
By: OXFORD DICTIONARIES
A new edition of the popular Oxford Children's Dictionary, ideal for homework help with updated text and a new supplement on punctuation, grammar and spelling.
add to basket

Oxford Dictionary - Discounted Offers
Oxford Student''s Science Dictionary 2020
By: OXFORD DICTIONARIES
The Oxford Student''s Science Dictionary provides comprehensive revision and exam support to secondary school students. This fully updated new edition has more words to match the new curriculum requirements and the higher vocabulary expectations at GCSE and beyond. Its clear layout and helpful diagrams make it contemporary and easy to use.
add to basket

Oxford Dictionary - Discounted Offers
Oxford School Dictionary
By: OXFORD DICTIONARIES
This new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Dictionary (hardback) has contemporary, comprehensive vocabulary coverage, example sentences, and fascinating word origins. The dictionary supports students with their language and spelling skills, and helps with the transition from primary to secondary.
add to basket


Helping to Teach
Urban Forest School
By: DAN WESTALL
Covering an amazing array of outdoor activities, this book helps city kids to discover the natural world.
add to basket