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The Resource Children's miscellany : useless information that's essential to know, by Matthew Morgan and Samantha Barnes ; illustrated by Niki Catlow

Children's miscellany : useless information that's essential to know, by Matthew Morgan and Samantha Barnes ; illustrated by Niki Catlow

Label
Children's miscellany : useless information that's essential to know
Title
Children's miscellany
Title remainder
useless information that's essential to know
Statement of responsibility
by Matthew Morgan and Samantha Barnes ; illustrated by Niki Catlow
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
You won't find such an eclectic collection of fascinating facts anywhere else. Whether you want to know how to beat an alligator in a fight, ways to speak in secret code, which insects are edible, or what the heck scolionophobia means, this is the book for readers both young and old
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Morgan, Matthew
Dewey number
031.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
AG243
LC item number
.M666 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barnes, Samantha
  • Catlow, Nikalas
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Curiosities and wonders
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Children's miscellany : useless information that's essential to know, by Matthew Morgan and Samantha Barnes ; illustrated by Niki Catlow
Link
http://santaclara.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=082097C0-1CCC-4EC0-B5F9-C137256957CD
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Read it and be one step ahead of your friends, parents, teachers, and alligators!"
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 2004 by Buster Books"--T.p. verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Animal records -- Silly haircuts -- Important questions -- How to milk a cow -- 50 easily misspelled words -- Counting -- Off with his head! -- Gruesome methods of execution -- Animal witchcraft -- Earth facts -- Say it with flowers -- Most-spoken languages -- Weird museums -- Planets -- Comic-book action words -- Dinosaur-extinction theories -- I was late for school because... -- Secret languages -- Most official languages -- Practical jokes -- Close encounters -- Inventors who gave their name to their invention -- Tigers and lions -- How to fight back in an alligator attack -- International distress signals -- Insults -- Mysteries at sea -- Most-common surnames -- Ruling titles -- Money earners -- Sandwiches -- Find four fruits -- How to arrange an orchestra -- Human, or monkey? -- How to make a rainbow -- Ten ways to save the planet -- Horrible sounds -- Pirate punishments -- Birds that cannot fly -- Disgusting dishes from around the world -- Freaky fashions -- Knock, knock. Who's there? -- Roman numerals -- Building of Rome -- Martial arts -- How many days? -- Greek and Roman gods -- Moths -- How to fight back in a shark attack -- Playing cards -- Big numbers -- What's in an itch? -- Lessons to learn from cartoons -- How to juggle -- Riddles -- What's that insect? -- Ten deadliest snakes -- Dangerous jobs -- Back to front -- Training your dog -- Big spenders -- Japanese ice-cream flavors -- Edible insects -- Smart dogs -- What your doodles say about you -- How to fly an airplane -- Ludicrous laws -- Thermometer -- Star signs -- Common phobias -- Making fire -- Animal families -- Blood types -- Malaria -- Mad monarchs -- Famous insomniacs -- Space terms -- Spaced out -- How to annoy someone -- Electric eels -- World population -- True flies -- Largest deserts -- Largest desserts -- Richest man in the world -- Icebergs -- Amazing strength -- Thank you -- History of the circus -- Circus performers -- All-time best-selling books -- Mount Athos -- People with countries named after them -- Seven wonders of the ancient world -- Seven seas -- Seven deadly sins -- Seven dwarfs -- Animal gangs -- Fastest roller-coasters -- Mesozoic era -- Tips for magicians -- World body language -- Smelly shoes -- Magic-handcuff trick -- Egyptian banquets -- Magical creatures -- Real chip flavors -- Mosquitoes -- Not allowed -- Dinosaurs -- Ballet terms -- Lightning -- How to make your own lightning -- Names for Santa Claus around the world -- Stare at the black dot -- Cloud types -- Beaufort scale -- Hurricanes -- Parachutes -- How to do a wheelie -- Birthstones -- Secret alphabet code -- Weather predictions -- Are these lines horizontal? -- Lifetime of food -- Ancient Egyptian gods -- Wild life spans -- Hummingbird -- Teeth -- Good luck -- Bad luck -- Prehistoric life that exists today -- Mineral madness -- Dead strange -- Famous vehicles -- Great achievements of the ancient Egytians -- How to do a bunny hop -- How to spot a ... -- War -- Nighttime disturbances -- Animal homes -- George Washington -- Continents -- Explorers -- How to annoy someone (2) -- Most disgusting smells -- Things not to have a bath in -- Things not to do after bathing -- Age of exploration -- Palmistry -- Colors of a rainbow -- Underpants through history -- Biomagnetism -- Diatonic scale -- Mind reader -- 20th-century toys -- World's worst ship disasters -- Tongue twisters -- Roswell incident -- Perfect painting? -- Largest cities today -- Largest cities in 1900 -- Burial customs of ancient Egypt -- Sleep -- How to make a paper airplane -- Singing-voice ranges -- Happy birthday -- Birthday traditions around the world -- Blind spot -- Droodles -- Monday's child -- Mysterious monsters -- How to make a volcano -- Countries with nuclear-weapons capability -- Can you help me? -- Body language -- Oldest trees -- How to cheat -- Fs -- Bulls -- Constellations -- Most-intelligent animals -- Southern giant petrel -- Young achievers -- Why did the chicken cross the road? -- Most neighbors -- Animals used in war -- Sick as a parrot -- Skateboarding tricks -- Who is your true love? -- Honey -- Historical jobs for children -- Egg-straordinary -- Who's afraid of dentists? -- Cities by another name -- What's the use? -- Water bet -- Curious cures -- Parents always speak the truth -- Types of ghosts -- Organized religions -- Inspector Gadget's best gadgets -- Black Death -- How to dribble a basketball -- Wadakin and Matsuzuka beef -- Mazes of the world -- Mythical creatures -- Jump-rope rhyme -- To make a wish -- Tornadoes -- Highest life expectancy -- First aid -- Toenails -- First tasted -- How to do an Ollie -- Sir Walter Raleigh -- Origins of words -- Longest-reigning rulers -- Left-handers -- Leonardo da Vinci -- What do you call a ...? -- How long 'til I'm born? -- Endangered animals -- How to survive a volcanic eruption -- How many sides? -- Llanfair -- Spider bites -- Spiders -- Most-common allergens -- I didn't do my homework because... -- How many legs? -- Special effects that can be seen from Earth -- Auroras -- Speed of light -- Ecliptic -- Animals launched into space -- Crooked cards -- Can you ...? -- Famous freak-show attractions -- Uncommon phobias -- Squirrels -- In case of fire -- Most-common litter -- Collectors -- Trash to treasure -- Life on Venus -- Dog talk -- Cat talk -- What scientists study -- Count the black dots -- Stupid signs -- How to protect yourself from a vampire in the modern world -- Hello, good-bye -- Tallest buildings in the world -- Unlucky 13 -- Ways to predict the future -- World's most-popular fruits -- Truth behind nursery rhymes -- Currencies -- Tea and teeth -- What parents really mean -- Yo-yo -- Calendar of the future
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (126 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452119731
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn803370290
  • (OCoLC)803370290
Label
Children's miscellany : useless information that's essential to know, by Matthew Morgan and Samantha Barnes ; illustrated by Niki Catlow
Link
http://santaclara.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=082097C0-1CCC-4EC0-B5F9-C137256957CD
Publication
Note
  • "Read it and be one step ahead of your friends, parents, teachers, and alligators!"
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 2004 by Buster Books"--T.p. verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Animal records -- Silly haircuts -- Important questions -- How to milk a cow -- 50 easily misspelled words -- Counting -- Off with his head! -- Gruesome methods of execution -- Animal witchcraft -- Earth facts -- Say it with flowers -- Most-spoken languages -- Weird museums -- Planets -- Comic-book action words -- Dinosaur-extinction theories -- I was late for school because... -- Secret languages -- Most official languages -- Practical jokes -- Close encounters -- Inventors who gave their name to their invention -- Tigers and lions -- How to fight back in an alligator attack -- International distress signals -- Insults -- Mysteries at sea -- Most-common surnames -- Ruling titles -- Money earners -- Sandwiches -- Find four fruits -- How to arrange an orchestra -- Human, or monkey? -- How to make a rainbow -- Ten ways to save the planet -- Horrible sounds -- Pirate punishments -- Birds that cannot fly -- Disgusting dishes from around the world -- Freaky fashions -- Knock, knock. Who's there? -- Roman numerals -- Building of Rome -- Martial arts -- How many days? -- Greek and Roman gods -- Moths -- How to fight back in a shark attack -- Playing cards -- Big numbers -- What's in an itch? -- Lessons to learn from cartoons -- How to juggle -- Riddles -- What's that insect? -- Ten deadliest snakes -- Dangerous jobs -- Back to front -- Training your dog -- Big spenders -- Japanese ice-cream flavors -- Edible insects -- Smart dogs -- What your doodles say about you -- How to fly an airplane -- Ludicrous laws -- Thermometer -- Star signs -- Common phobias -- Making fire -- Animal families -- Blood types -- Malaria -- Mad monarchs -- Famous insomniacs -- Space terms -- Spaced out -- How to annoy someone -- Electric eels -- World population -- True flies -- Largest deserts -- Largest desserts -- Richest man in the world -- Icebergs -- Amazing strength -- Thank you -- History of the circus -- Circus performers -- All-time best-selling books -- Mount Athos -- People with countries named after them -- Seven wonders of the ancient world -- Seven seas -- Seven deadly sins -- Seven dwarfs -- Animal gangs -- Fastest roller-coasters -- Mesozoic era -- Tips for magicians -- World body language -- Smelly shoes -- Magic-handcuff trick -- Egyptian banquets -- Magical creatures -- Real chip flavors -- Mosquitoes -- Not allowed -- Dinosaurs -- Ballet terms -- Lightning -- How to make your own lightning -- Names for Santa Claus around the world -- Stare at the black dot -- Cloud types -- Beaufort scale -- Hurricanes -- Parachutes -- How to do a wheelie -- Birthstones -- Secret alphabet code -- Weather predictions -- Are these lines horizontal? -- Lifetime of food -- Ancient Egyptian gods -- Wild life spans -- Hummingbird -- Teeth -- Good luck -- Bad luck -- Prehistoric life that exists today -- Mineral madness -- Dead strange -- Famous vehicles -- Great achievements of the ancient Egytians -- How to do a bunny hop -- How to spot a ... -- War -- Nighttime disturbances -- Animal homes -- George Washington -- Continents -- Explorers -- How to annoy someone (2) -- Most disgusting smells -- Things not to have a bath in -- Things not to do after bathing -- Age of exploration -- Palmistry -- Colors of a rainbow -- Underpants through history -- Biomagnetism -- Diatonic scale -- Mind reader -- 20th-century toys -- World's worst ship disasters -- Tongue twisters -- Roswell incident -- Perfect painting? -- Largest cities today -- Largest cities in 1900 -- Burial customs of ancient Egypt -- Sleep -- How to make a paper airplane -- Singing-voice ranges -- Happy birthday -- Birthday traditions around the world -- Blind spot -- Droodles -- Monday's child -- Mysterious monsters -- How to make a volcano -- Countries with nuclear-weapons capability -- Can you help me? -- Body language -- Oldest trees -- How to cheat -- Fs -- Bulls -- Constellations -- Most-intelligent animals -- Southern giant petrel -- Young achievers -- Why did the chicken cross the road? -- Most neighbors -- Animals used in war -- Sick as a parrot -- Skateboarding tricks -- Who is your true love? -- Honey -- Historical jobs for children -- Egg-straordinary -- Who's afraid of dentists? -- Cities by another name -- What's the use? -- Water bet -- Curious cures -- Parents always speak the truth -- Types of ghosts -- Organized religions -- Inspector Gadget's best gadgets -- Black Death -- How to dribble a basketball -- Wadakin and Matsuzuka beef -- Mazes of the world -- Mythical creatures -- Jump-rope rhyme -- To make a wish -- Tornadoes -- Highest life expectancy -- First aid -- Toenails -- First tasted -- How to do an Ollie -- Sir Walter Raleigh -- Origins of words -- Longest-reigning rulers -- Left-handers -- Leonardo da Vinci -- What do you call a ...? -- How long 'til I'm born? -- Endangered animals -- How to survive a volcanic eruption -- How many sides? -- Llanfair -- Spider bites -- Spiders -- Most-common allergens -- I didn't do my homework because... -- How many legs? -- Special effects that can be seen from Earth -- Auroras -- Speed of light -- Ecliptic -- Animals launched into space -- Crooked cards -- Can you ...? -- Famous freak-show attractions -- Uncommon phobias -- Squirrels -- In case of fire -- Most-common litter -- Collectors -- Trash to treasure -- Life on Venus -- Dog talk -- Cat talk -- What scientists study -- Count the black dots -- Stupid signs -- How to protect yourself from a vampire in the modern world -- Hello, good-bye -- Tallest buildings in the world -- Unlucky 13 -- Ways to predict the future -- World's most-popular fruits -- Truth behind nursery rhymes -- Currencies -- Tea and teeth -- What parents really mean -- Yo-yo -- Calendar of the future
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (126 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452119731
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn803370290
  • (OCoLC)803370290

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