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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 Central London is the largest national library in the world (by number of items catalogued), with roughly one-hundred-and-seventy-million items inside. Around fourteen-million of...

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Fun Fact Friday – 24th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 24th April 2015 In March 1856 author Charles Dickens bought the country home Gad Hill Place, in Higham Kent, from his fellow writer Eliza Lynn which he lived in until...

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Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015 Most of you have probably seen the Tom Hank’s Academy Award-winning film Forrest Gump. However you may not all know that the film was actually an adaptation...

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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 a pen name, a pseudonym, to use...

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Fun Fact Friday – 20th March 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 20th March 2015 The M6 Toll road in the West Midlands, United Kingdom, was constructed with the help of 2,500,000 Mills and Boon romance novels. 45,000 novels were needed for...

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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 Elmhirst Straight. Dorothy wrote the book, ‘How the World Began’ back in 1962 at...