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The National Geographic Bee Ultimate Fact Book: Countries A to Z

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In this easy-to-use fact book, kids will find all the facts they need to know to be a geography expert. Created by a National Geographic Bee winner, this is the perfect tool for kids to use to help them prepare for a competition, study for a test, or fill their hunger for learning facts and figures about the countries of the world. This book is also the perfect companion to the National Geographic Bee Official Study Guide. The National Geographic Ultimate Fact Book provides the building blocks to geographic knowledge and will change the way kids look at the world.

Synopsis:

Did you know that andlsquo;Almostandrsquo; is the longest word in the English language with all of its letters in alphabetical order? Or that andlsquo;Stewardessesandrsquo; is the longest word you can type solely with your left hand? Or that fireflies arenandrsquo;t actually flies, theyandrsquo;re beetles? From information about words and their uses, to useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from literature and film, bizarre test answers and more, The Weird World of Words is bursting with truly oddball facts about words and language andndash; and will have you hooked from the very first page. Author Mitchell Symons was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and is the author of over sixty books.

About the Author

Andrew Wojtanik was the 2004 winner of the National Geographic Bee and the 2005 winner of the National Geographic World Championship. He is currently a student Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781426309472
Author:
Wojtanik, Andrew
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Author:
Symons, Mitchell
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s-Reference General
Subject:
Language Arts - General
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 1-color illustrations
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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Did you know that andlsquo;Almostandrsquo; is the longest word in the English language with all of its letters in alphabetical order? Or that andlsquo;Stewardessesandrsquo; is the longest word you can type solely with your left hand? Or that fireflies arenandrsquo;t actually flies, theyandrsquo;re beetles? From information about words and their uses, to useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from literature and film, bizarre test answers and more, The Weird World of Words is bursting with truly oddball facts about words and language andndash; and will have you hooked from the very first page. Author Mitchell Symons was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and is the author of over sixty books.
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