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Fun Fact Friday – 15th May 2015

Fun Fact Fact – 15th May 2015 Author Franz Kafka, (3rd July 1883 – 3rd June 1924), wrote many books during his life time, including short stories, a novella and three novels. However his...

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Fun Fact Friday – 8th May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 8th May 2015 The children’s book "Curious George", may never have been published due to the Nazi invasion of Paris during WWII. In 1940, Curious George’s authors, Hans Augusto Rey...

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Fun Fact Friday – 1st May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 1st May 2015 The British Library in London is the largest library in the world (by number of items catalogued), with roughly 170 million. Around 14 million of these are...

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Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015 Many people have seen the film Forrest Gump, but not every one realises that the film was an adaptation from Winston Groom’s 1986 book "Forrest Gump". There...

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Pseudonyms Some authors go through life using only one name, their real name, the name that they were either born with, or their married name. Others choose one pen name to use throughout their...

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Fun Fact Friday – 10th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 10th April 2015 Have you ever been to a book signing? Have you ever thought about the author, sitting there, signing for hours, and how much their arm must ache...

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Fun Fact Friday – 3rd April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 3rd April 2015 The very first product purchased on Amazon was a book, that was purchase exactly 20 years ago today. On the 3rd April 1995, Mr John Wainwright, bought,...

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Fun Fact Friday – 20th March 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 20th March 2015 The M6 toll road in the West Midlands (UK), was constructed with the help of 2,500,000 Mills and Boon novels. 45,000 novels were needed for every mile...

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Fun Fact Friday – 13th March 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 13th March 2015 The youngest female author to ever have her book published was Dorothy Straight. She wrote the book, How the World Began back in 1962 at just four...