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Product Description: Packed full of weird, wonderful, and totally true places, people, and things from around the world, this fantastic title is the perfect gift for boys and girls of any ageHave you ever been to a place called Boring? Met Mr. Botty? Used a piece of Spong equipment? These are just three of the real-life places, people, and things from around the world that feature in bestselling nonfiction author Russell Ash's fabulous new book...read more

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9780385618762 | Gardners Books, November 3, 2011, cover price $17.70 | About this edition: Have you ever been to a place called Boring?

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9781849411929 | Reprint edition (Red Fox, July 1, 2012), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Packed full of weird, wonderful, and totally true places, people, and things from around the world, this fantastic title is the perfect gift for boys and girls of any ageHave you ever been to a place called Boring?

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Product Description: The man behind the annual Top 10 of Everything casts his eye on the hilarious history of double entendres "Such was Catherine Morland at ten. At fifteen appearances were mending; she began to curl her hair and long for balls."  —Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey"You know, animals are very psychic...read more

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9780755360864 | Headline Book Pub Ltd, June 1, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The man behind the annual Top 10 of Everything casts his eye on the hilarious history of double entendres "Such was Catherine Morland at ten.

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Product Description: Consider this: there are almost 10 times as many Irish-Americans in the U.S. as there are Irish in Ireland today! Ask any one of these Irish-Americans and they can tell you which county their people came from. But can they tell you the names of 10 great Irish Peace Prize Winners? Or the 10 most popular visitor attractions in Ireland? How about 10 universally-recognized words invited in Ireland?The newest addition to the Top 10 Of Everything series focuses on the facts, foibles and fables of the Emerald Isles, compiled in over 250 fascinating lists...read more
By Russell Ash (editor) and Eoghan Corry

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9780600621843 | Hamlyn, February 15, 2011, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Consider this: there are almost 10 times as many Irish-Americans in the U.

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Product Description: What's your name? Is it Chloe? Jessica? Jack, Sam? Is it Emily? Rebecca? Matthew, Dan? ...Or is it Fart Bear? Noah Zark? Piggy Banks? Be grateful for your ordinary name - this funny, fascinating book is full of the silliest, the strangest, the weirdest and the wackiest names from around the world (and some of them are quite rude too)...read more

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9780385617239 | Gardners Books, November 5, 2009, cover price $13.80 | About this edition: A hilarious book, jam-packed full of extraordinary, laugh-out-loud names from around the world.

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9781849419727 | Gardners Books, July 14, 2013, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: What's your name?
9781862309814 | Gardners Books, August 5, 2010, cover price $8.85 | About this edition: What's your name?

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Product Description: Men like lists. No, not the shopping lists that women make. Men like lists that tell them what they want to know: What are the highest mountains ever climbed? The most venomous snakes? The most valuable comic books? The most common first names of Playboy Playmates? The countries with the highest (male) life expectancy? This entertaining follow-up to the best-selling Top 10 of Everything presents over 250 top-ten lists whose themes run the gamut from the speediest cars, to the hottest chilies, to the bestselling beers on the planet...read more

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9780600620709, titled "Top 10 for Men: Over 250 Lists That Matter" | Hamlyn, May 12, 2010, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Men like lists.

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Product Description: There’s a baby born every minute and each one has to be named. In this book, you’ll find an insanity of nomenclature that beggars belief. Russell Ash has trawled birth, marriage, and death certificates, phone books, and censuses going back centuries to compile a compendium of breathtakingly unlikely-but-true names...read more

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9780312545352, titled "Morecock, Fartwell, & Hoare: A Collection of Unfortunate but True Names" | St Martins Pr, November 10, 2009, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: There’s a baby born every minute and each one has to be named.

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Product Description: We all know someone who thinks they know everything, but do they know which 10 people swam the Channel the fastest? Or which 10 countries eat the most meat? From the basic to the bizarre, "Top 10 of Everything 2010" answers these questions and many, many more, with brand new and updated lists and over 7,000 of the most intriguing facts about history, science, sports, music, movies, nature, people and places...read more

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9780600617426 | Har/dvd edition (Gardners Books, September 7, 2009), cover price $25.40 | About this edition: We all know someone who thinks they know everything, but do they know which 10 people swam the Channel the fastest?

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Product Description: With annual sales of 200,000 copies, Top 10 of Everything is clearly the place people go to get the lowdown on what or who was the best, worst, richest, fiercest, deadliest, or simply biggest of practically anything. It features over 7,000 intriguing facts and stats on history, science, sports, music, movies, nature, people, and places—from the stars of stage and screen who shone the brightest to the terrestrial animals that weigh the most...read more

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9780600620488 | 1 edition (Hamlyn, September 1, 2009), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: With annual sales of 200,000 copies, Top 10 of Everything is clearly the place people go to get the lowdown on what or who was the best, worst, richest, fiercest, deadliest, or simply biggest of practically anything.

Lavishly illustrated and packed with astonishing lists and unexpected facts. Updated for 2009. How can you become a space tourist? How many coins are made every year? How much have the Harry Potter movies earned? What are the latest Olympic sports? What is the world's cheapest car? What are the world's tallest buildings? Who are the top energy consumers? How much food and drink will you consume in your lifetime? These and thousands of other questions -- and answers-to every subject on earth are found in Firefly's World of Facts. Abundantly illustrated in full-color with photographs, illustrations, maps and charts, every page is packed with the latest and greatest, the unexpected and the astonishing -- all set out in lists, rankings and surprising juxtapositions. Firefly's World of Facts covers a rich diversity of topics arranged by subject: Natural world and life sciences Science and technology World cultures, countries and beliefs Technological marvels Language, literature and education Art, music and entertainment... and many, many more. Readers of all ages will be fascinated by the huge assortment of facts revealed in this remarkable and up-to-date reference.

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9781554074990 | 3 revised edition (Firefly Books Ltd, September 1, 2009), cover price $29.95
9781554074082 | 2 edition (Firefly Books Ltd, September 12, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Lavishly illustrated and packed with astonishing lists and unexpected facts.
9781554073139 | Firefly Books Ltd, October 12, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: From previous editions published in the UK: "A mine of useful and useless information.

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Product Description: What was the largest dinosaur to roam the planet? Who has won the most Oscars for best actor? Which Government spends the most money? All of these questions and many, many more are answered in "Top 10 of Everything 2009", the 20th anniversary edition of the annual bestseller...read more

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9780600617396, titled "Top 10 of Everything: 2009" | Gardners Books, October 6, 2008, cover price $23.15 | About this edition: What was the largest dinosaur to roam the planet?
9780600618164 | Ill edition (Hamlyn, September 2, 2008), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: With annual sales of 200,000 copies, Top 10 of Everything is clearly the place people go to get the lowdown on what or who was the best, worst, richest, fiercest, deadliest, or simply biggest of practically anything.

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9781408105863 | Gardners Books, September 1, 2008, cover price $27.05

Product Description: In this pictorial guide, children are introduced to the seven wonders of the ancient world, wonders of the natural world and marvels of engineering. The Great Pyramids, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Grand Canyon and the Channel Tunnel are included, with cross-sections, maps, and timelines...read more
By Richard Bonson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780789465054 | Dk Pub, November 1, 2000, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Describes the Seven Wonders of the World, providing background and related information, and surveying such modern wonders as the Channel Tunnel, Hoover Dam, Versailles, and the bullet train.

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9781439530412 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $19.99 | also contains Great Wonders of the World | About this edition: In this pictorial guide, children are introduced to the seven wonders of the ancient world, wonders of the natural world and marvels of engineering.

Product Description: Covering more than six hundred topics, a collection of completely up-to-date information lists the ten deadliest snakes, the ten cars most likely to be stolen, the ten tallest presidents, and much more, and includes full-color photographs and background information on each entry...read more

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9780600615576 | Hamlyn, September 30, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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9781435285521 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Covering more than six hundred topics, a collection of completely up-to-date information lists the ten deadliest snakes, the ten cars most likely to be stolen, the ten tallest presidents, and much more, and includes full-color photographs and background information on each entry.

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An offbeat compilation of the strangest book titles, subtitles, author names, and book descriptions ever published ranges from such colorful works as Boobs as Seen by John Henry to Obesity--Causes, Consequences and Treatment by Louis Lasagna, complemented by some of the oddest book jackets ever produced. Original. 40,000 first printing.

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9780061346651 | Perennial, November 1, 2007, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: An offbeat compilation of the strangest book titles, subtitles, author names, and book descriptions ever published ranges from such colorful works as Boobs as Seen by John Henry to Obesity--Causes, Consequences and Treatment by Louis Lasagna, complemented by some of the oddest book jackets ever produced.

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An entertaining array of facts and trivia features more than one thousand separate lists and more than four hundred illustrations that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country.

Hardcover:

9780600616788 | Hamlyn, October 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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Aimed at those who want to know what or who was the best, worse, richest, fiercest, deadliest or biggest of practically anything, this work contains over 600 lists on a range of subjects.

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9780600615323 | Gardners Books, September 15, 2006, cover price $24.55 | About this edition: Aimed at those who want to know what or who was the best, worse, richest, fiercest, deadliest or biggest of practically anything, this work contains over 600 lists on a range of subjects.

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An entertaining array of facts and trivia features more than one thousand separate lists and more than four hundred illustrations that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country. Simultaneous.

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9780756613211 | Dk Pub, September 18, 2005, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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9780756613228 | Dk Pub, October 30, 2005, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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9781417675098 | Turtleback Books, September 19, 2005, cover price $31.90 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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9781417635283 | Turtleback Books, September 20, 2004, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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An entertaining array of facts and trivia features more than one thousand separate lists and more than four hundred illustrations that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country.

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9780756605193 | Dk Pub, September 20, 2004, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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9780756605186 | Dk Pub, September 20, 2004, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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9780613557719 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $29.50

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An entertaining array of facts and trivia features more than one thousand separate lists and more than four hundred illustrations that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country.

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9780789496393, titled "Top 10 of Everything 2004" | Dk Pub, October 1, 2003, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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9780789496591 | Dk Pub, September 1, 2003, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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A richly illustrated, informative guide to the world of film provides thousands of fascinating film facts and lists, including a look at the best, worst, scariest, funniest, and other categories of movies, as well as a look at film stars, directors, and more. Original.

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9780789496409 | Dk Pub, October 1, 2003, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Presents numerous top ten lists about motion pictures, actors, actresses, and directors, including the top ten films of individual actors and actresses and of specific film genres.

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An entertaining array of facts and trivia features more than one thousand separate lists and more than four hundred illustrations that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country. Simultaneous. (view table of contents)

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9780789489173 | Dk Pub, September 1, 2002, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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9780789489180 | Dk Pub, September 1, 2002, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country

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A host of full-color photographs, charts, and diagrams accompany a trivia lover's guide to the world of sports, featuring hundreds of Top 10 lists, 'Did You Know?' boxes, record-breaking achievements, and more. Original.

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9780789489272 | Dk Pub, September 1, 2002, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Summarizes the all-time best athletes and teams with top-ten lists in sports such as golf, football, baseball, and events of the Olympics.

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