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

by Molly Oldfield

Hardback £25
Published 9th September 2021, 256 pages
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“An absolute delight” - David Walliams
“One of the best kids books I have ever had the pleasure of reading” - Pandora Sykes
“Truly ace and answers every question your children may ever need answered” - Sophie Dahl

A collection 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.


Praise for Everything Under the Sun:

‘Trivia fans will relish Everything Under the Sun’ - The Guardian
“A wonderful gift for families” - Evening Standard
“This is a book to treasure all year round” - My Baba
“As cute as it is educational” - Babyccino Kids
“A wonderful collection of 366 curious questions about everything from science to nature, dinosaurs to space” - Scottish Sun
“Simply mesmerising compendium” - Waterstones
“A beautiful gem of a book” - BookTrust

Details

Everything Under the Sun: a curious question for every day of the year
by Molly Oldfield, Momoko Abe, Kelsey Buzzell, Beatrice Cerocchi, Alice Courtley, Sandra De La Prada, Grace Easton, Manuela Montoya Escobar, Richard Jones and Lisa Koesterke

ISBN
9780241433461

Publisher
Penguin Random House Children's UK

Binding
Hardback

Publication date
Sept. 9, 2021

Dimensions
28.7cm x 23.7cm x 2.2cm

Page count
256 pages