Everything Under the Sun
Molly Oldfield, Momoko Abe, Kelsey Buzzell, Beatrice Cerocchi, Alice Courtley, Sandra De La Prada, Grace Easton, Manuela Montoya Escobar, Richard Jones, Lisa Koesterke
Mr B's review
Want to know where ideas come from? Ask Rob Biddulph! What does Benjamin Zephaniah have to say about Prime Ministers? What can Heston Blumenthal tell us about food? This book has the answers to these questions and hundreds more. Compiled by Molly Oldfield – one of the original QI Elves – and featuring dozens of contributors and illustrators, this will keep curious kids questioning the world around them throughout the year.
“The only thing better than the questions, in this delightful and informative book, is the answers.” – Neil Gaiman
“This book is GLORIOUS. It’s heart-and-soul fabulous, page after page.” – Stephen Fry
“One of the best kids books I have ever had the pleasure of reading” – Pandora Sykes
“This book is heaven on a stick” – Sophie Dahl
A wonderful new paperback edition of 366 curious questions asked by children from around the world, based on the award-winning podcast by original QI Elf, Molly Oldfield.
How much bamboo can a giant panda eat?
Do aliens exist?
What we would do if we didn’t have a prime minister?
Why do hammerhead sharks have such strange-shaped heads?
Find out the answers to these curious questions and much, much more!
Ponder where ideas come from with award-winning illustrator, Rob Biddulph. Find out why you taste things differently when you have a cold with Michelin star chef, Heston Blumenthal. Learn about everything from how astronauts see in the dark to what the biggest dinosaur was with experts from the Natural History Museum.
Fascinating facts are accompanied by gorgeous illustrations making the perfect gift for Christmas. Whether you read a question a day, or dip into it whenever you are feeling curious, this is a book to treasure and share all year round.
Illustrated by Momoko Abe, Kelsey Buzzell, Beatrice Cerocchi, Alice Courtley, Sandra de la Prada, Grace Easton, Manuela Montoya Escobar, Richard Jones, Lisa Koesterke, Gwen Millward, Sally Mullaney, and Laurie Stansfield.
Praise for Everything Under the Sun:
“Trivia fans will relish Everything Under the Sun” – The Guardian
“A brilliant book for any child, but particularly those who don’t love reading stories” – David Walliams
“A wonderful gift for families” – Evening Standard
“A wonderful collection of 366 curious questions about everything from science to nature, dinosaurs to space” – Scottish Sun
“Simply mesmerising compendium” – Waterstones
“As cute as it is educational” – Babyccino Kids
“This is a book to treasure all year round” – My Baba
“An absolute delight” – David Walliams
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