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  • Published: 2 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9781862307490
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $12.99

Why Do Farts Smell Like Rotten Eggs?




No subject is too strange and no trivia too tough for Mitchell Symons in his latest compendium of facts.

Ever wondered why we burp? What a wotsit is? Whether lemmings really jump off cliffs? Why vomit always contains carrots? And why DO farts smell like rotten eggs? Mitchell Symons has the answers, told in his brilliantly witty trademark style!

  • Published: 2 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9781862307490
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $12.99

About the author

Mitchell Symons

Mitchell Symons was born in London and educated at Mill Hill School and the LSE, where he studied Law. Since leaving BBC TV, where he was a researcher and then a director, he has worked as a writer, broadcaster and journalist. He was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and has devised many television formats. Currently he writes an award-winning column for the Sunday Express. Mitchell has won the Blue Peter Best Book with Facts Awards twice, for WHY EATING BOGEYS IS GOOD FOR YOU and DO IGLOOS HAVE LOOS?

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Praise for Why Do Farts Smell Like Rotten Eggs?

...totally on target for this market.

Graham Marks, Children's Bookseller

Mitch knows more totally useless things about useless subjects than anybody on Earth

Chris Tarrant

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