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  • Published: 18 October 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241544471
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $22.99

What Goes Up White and Comes Down Yellow?

The funny, fiendish and fun-filled book of riddles!



A brand-new book of amazing, mind-boggling riddles, from the hilarious and much-loved Gyles Brandreth

When first I appear I seem mysterious,
But when I am explained I am nothing serious.
What am I?

A RIDDLE!

Was that too easy? How about: what goes ninety-nine BONK (a centipede with a wooden leg)? Or which famous book was written by Charles Chickens (Great EGGspectations, of course!)?

In this book you'll find a whole host of amazing riddles. Some will get you head scratching, some will make you laugh, and all are a lot of fun.

Plus find out some brilliant riddling facts, and top tips on how to solve the trickiest brain-teasers.

Written by Master of Funny and Collector of Riddles Gyles Brandreth, this is the ultimate, riotous Book of Riddles!

  • Published: 18 October 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241544471
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth is a writer, broadcaster, veteran of Just A Minute, QI and The One Show, former MP and Government Whip, now Chancellor of the University of Chester and founder of the 'Poetry Together' project bringing schoolchildren and older people together to learn poetry by heart. His many books include the best-selling poetry anthology, Dancing by the Light of the Moon, and the international best-seller about spelling and punctuation, Have You Eaten Grandma? With Susie Dent, the lexicographer from Countdown, he co-hosts the award-winning podcast, Something Rhymes With Purple. With Dame Sheila Hancock he presents Great Canal Journeys on Channel 4. With Dame Maureen Lipman he is a regular on Celebrity Gogglebox.

Gyles is married to writer and publisher Michèle Brown and has three children, seven grandchildren, and lives in London with his wife, his jumpers, and Nala, the neighbour's cat.

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