I Never Knew That About England by Christopher Winn
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I Never Knew That About England
By Christopher Winn

I Never Knew That About England

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Format: Hardback

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I Never Knew That About England by Christopher Winn

Book Description

This delightful guide to England, organised county by county, is now published in lavishly illustrated format. Alongside the charming black and white drawings of the original edition now sit gorgeous colour photographs of rolling hills, famous monuments and hidden treasures, plus quirky posters from a bygone age.Crammed with interesting facts and enthralling stories, Christopher Winn once again takes us on a journey round England, celebrating the people and places that make up the country - from history, legends and firsts to birthplaces and gossip. From Oakley Court in Berkshire, which served as the headquarters of French resistance during WW2, to Burghley House in Northamptonshire which grew the first tomatoes in Britain and north to Ripon, Britain's oldest city, this book offers a spellbinding insight into England, its people and its history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091927912
ISBN-10: 0091927919
Format: Hardback
(255mm x 196mm x 25mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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I Never Knew That About New York by Christopher Winn I Never Knew That About New York, Paperback (August 2016)

New York is one of the most photographed and talked about cities in the world. In this title, the author unearths much that is unexpected and unremembered in this metropolis where history is made on a daily basis. It helps you learn about the extraordinary people who built New York into one of the world's great cities in just 400 years.

I Never Knew That About the English by Christopher Winn I Never Knew That About the English, Paperback (May 2016)

Looks at the English people. This title shows traditions, foibles, quirks, customs, humour and achievements, triumphs and failures, peccadilloes and passions. It helps you to learn how every county contributes in unique and different ways to the distinct English personality.

London by Tube by Christopher Winn London by Tube, Hardback (April 2016)

Did you know that. From Stonebridge Park on the Bakerloo Line you can walk to the largest Hindu temple in Europe? London is a city of surprises and variety, over 600 square miles packed full of character. This book unearths and explores a range of interesting places all within an easy walk of a Tube station.

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Author Biography - Christopher Winn

Christopher Winn's first book was the bestselling I Never Knew That About England. Volumes on Ireland, Scotland, Wales, London, the English, Irish and Scottish followed and he has recently published books on the Lake District, Yorkshire and the River Thames alongside an illustrated edition of I Never Knew That About England. A freelance writer and collector of trivia for over 20 years, he has worked with Terry Wogan and Jonathan Ross and sets quiz questions for television as well as for the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph. He is married to artist Mai Osawa, who illustrates all the books in the series. His website is www.i-never-knew-that.com.

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