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  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407020266
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

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.

Homework for Grown-ups will entertain while exercising the mind and equip you to handle your child's lockdown home-schooling without humiliation.Any idea why the sky is blue?

Confused about chromosomes?

Don't know your isosceles from your equilateral?

Forgotten what actually happened in 1066?

And are you left slack-jawed when your children ask you what 'quid pro quo' means?

With lessons in mathematics and algebra, English language and literature, chemistry and the sciences, geography, history, Latin, modern languages and more, Homework for Grown-ups... is packed with essential information, facts, figures and theories, along with fun but challenging test questions to keep you on your toes and reignite those long-dormant brain-cells.

'An obvious candidate to take to a desert island, along with Shakespeare and the Bible' Daily Telegraph

  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407020266
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

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.

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