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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 that it has to...

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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 store, write in numerous...

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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 one of the most...

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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’ and made his first...

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Fun Fact Friday – 18th September 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 18th September 2015 How Many? Author and founder of the Church of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard was born in 1911 and died in 1986. His first work was published in February 1934 and his...

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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 about a little girl...

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Fun Fact Friday – 4th September 2015

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

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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, and Roald Dahl and...