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  • Published: 18 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780099540021
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

Homework for Grown-ups

Everything You Learnt at School... and Promptly Forgot




Don't know your isosceles from your equilateral? Forgotten what actually happened in 1066? Any idea why the sky is blue? This bestselling bible of old-school knowledge for grown-ups has all the answers.

Don’t know your isosceles from your equilateral? Forgotten what actually happened in 1066? Any idea why the sky is blue? Bewildered already? Fret no longer. Swot up with Homework for Grown-ups. A brilliantly informative and entertaining book of old-school knowledge for adults, it covers everything from algebra and prime numbers, English grammar and the Big Bang theory, and an easy way to remember the order of the planets and Britain's kings and queens, to art, Latin, P.E., home economics, and much more. Packed with essential facts, figures and theories, along with fun but challenging test papers to keep you on your toes, it might just equip parents to handle their child’s homework without humiliation.

  • Pub date: 18 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780099540021
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

About the Authors

Elizabeth Foley

Elizabeth Foley is an author and editor living in London. With Beth Coates she is the author of Homework for Grown-ups, Advanced Homework for Grown-ups and the Homework for Grown-ups Quiz Book. Shakespeare for Grown-ups was published in 2014.

Beth Coates

Beth Coates is an author and editor living in London. With Elizabeth Foley she is the bestselling author of Homework for Grown-ups, Advanced Homework for Grown-ups and The Homework for Grown-ups Quiz Book. Shakespeare for Grown-ups was published in 2014.


Praise for Homework for Grown-ups

“After just a few pages of this you will be reminded of forgotten facts. You may even end up teaching your child a thing or two”

Natasha Harding, Sun


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