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Fun Fact Friday – 16th October 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 16th October 2015 The Largest library in the World The Library of Congress, in Washington D.C, USA, is the largest library in the world. The library has so many items...

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Fun Fact Friday – 9th October 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 9th October 2015 Vandal Dymocks book store, Alice Springs, Australia, thought they had a vandal on the loose, back in August 2007, when a man was seen to enter the...

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Fun Fact Friday – 2nd October 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 2nd October 2015 Incomplete Novels Mark Twain, (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), is one of America’s most famous authors. His 1876 novel "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", is today still regarded as...

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Fun Fact Friday – 25th September 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 25th September 2015 Mr. Edward Bear A.A. Milne based his character ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’, on a teddy bear owned by his son, Christopher Robin Milne. Christopher Robin’s bear was originally named ‘Edward’...

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Fun Fact Friday – 11th September 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 11th September 2015 Who is ‘Alice’ in Wonderland? Back in 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson wrote "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" under his pen name Lewis Carroll. The fictional book is all...

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Fun Fact Friday – 4th September 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 4th September 2015 No E’s Allowed In 1939, Ernest Vincent Wright published his latest work – "Gadsby", a 50,000 word novel. The book follows the life of John Gadsby as...

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Fun Fact Friday – 28th August 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 28th August 2015 Chocolate Dreams When Roald Dahl was at boarding school, he and his fellow class mates were taste testers for Cadbury’s chocolate. Every year, Cadbury’s invented new chocolates,...

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Fun Fact Friday – 21st August 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 21st August 2015 Borrow a human Back in 1993, five teenagers – Ronni Abergel, Erich Kristoffersen, Asma Mouna, Thomas Bertelsen and Dany Abergel created a Youth NGO called ‘Stop The...

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Fun Fact Friday – 14th August 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 14th August 2015 Banned Books Week In the USA, ‘Banned Books Week’ is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around...

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Fun Fact Friday – 7th August 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 7th August 2015 Smokin’ hot! Rapper Snoop Dogg is almost as famous for his controversial lyrics as he is for smoking ‘substances’. For his fans, he has done the best...

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Fun Fact Friday – 31st July 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 31st July 2015 A festival that will make your mouth water Each year since 2000 there has been an unusual, international festival held in many countries including the USA, Australia,...