Synopses & Reviews
- Some of us might equate a volume about the presidents with an afternoon nap, but finally there's book to quell the dull history doldrums. Strange & Fascinating Facts about the Presidents is packet to the gills with funny, interesting, unusual information about our nation's leaders that makes readers think and, most important, keeps them reading.
- Head-turning though they are, these facts are also well-researched and substantial. They impart real knowledge along with entertainment. Each concise trivia tidbit is written in a lively, engaging tone and is introduced with an attention-grabbing headline.
- Sifting out the stodgy stuff of sleep-inducing textbooks to find hundreds upon hundreds of exhilarating, interesting facts, Strange & Fascinating Facts about the Presidents is a raucous historical revue that makes learning fun!
- Dr. Knowledge is a well-known radio entity whose shows on KDKA (Pittsburgh) reach 38 states throughout the eastern and midwestern United States. His guest appearances have been heard on more than 110 stations nationwide.
- The book's content is based on the author's self-published Knowledge in a Nutshell series, which sold 200,000 copies (of four titles combined). Knowledge in a Nutshell -- (1999) pb mass market $7.50 - Arpr Inc.0666099184 Knowledge in a Nutshell on America -- (2001) pb $9.50 - Arpr Inc. 0966099133 Knowledge in a Nutshell on Sports - (1999) pb $9.50 Arpr Inc. 0966099168 Knowledge in a Nutshell on Popular Products -- (2000) pb $9.50 Arpr Inc. 0966099117
- As entertaining as it is educational, Strange and Fascinating Facts about the Presidents is not only an ideal gift for history and trivia buffs, but is also an invaluableteaching tool with a proven track record.
Sure to quell the dull history doldrums, this little book is packed with funny, interesting, unusual information about our nation's leaders from George W. through George Dubya. You'll learn as you zip through the pages, encountering hundreds upon hundreds of exhilarating, interesting facts along the way. It's a raucous historical revue that makes learning fun!
About the Author
Charles Reichblum has amassed one of the world's largest collections of amazing facts and interesting stories for his series of books, including the recently published Dr. Knowledge Presents Strange and Fascinating Facts About Famous Brands and Dr. Knowledge Presents Strange and Fascinating Facts About the Presidents, and for his "Dr. Knowledge" radio shows heard in 38 states from KDKA, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.