More Interesting Than Your Teacher

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More Interesting Than Your Teacher is an innovative take on learning. Stuart Wright believes that schools go about learning the wrong way, focusing too much on the details and confusing children. More Interesting Than Your Teacher sets to correct this and tackle those tricky subjects in an accessible bite sized way that will help children (and adults) get their head round the information.

With a wide range of subjects tackled including, science, geography, languages, social ...

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Overview


More Interesting Than Your Teacher is an innovative take on learning. Stuart Wright believes that schools go about learning the wrong way, focusing too much on the details and confusing children. More Interesting Than Your Teacher sets to correct this and tackle those tricky subjects in an accessible bite sized way that will help children (and adults) get their head round the information.

With a wide range of subjects tackled including, science, geography, languages, social history, animals and naming. Why is it colder up at higher altitudes even though you are closer to the sun? And did you know that only 5% of the world surface is habitable? That Jackson Pollack’s painting No. 5 is one of the most expensive paintings ever sold? That one of Peru’s biggest exports is bird poo?

More Interesting Than Your Teacher has the answers to these questions and hundreds of others. With the facts presented in short, easy to understand language and accompanied by fun illustrations, this book can help children of all ages learn vital information without hours of study.

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"This compact-sized book can best be described as a hip encyclopedia/trivia/fact-packed source of information, with cool artwork and awesome photos. Questions are answered, thoughts are provoked and entertainment is provided." L.A. Parent

"Each page provides engaging answers to new questions, with each query playfully illustrated with stunning visual and humorous references…a gem of a book." Primary Times

"Irreverently informative and deeply entertaining." Euro Weekly News

"Enjoy classic classroom facts without harsh lighting, heavy textbooks or the mundane drone of a teacher. Bursting with bite-sized chunks of information, this book is brimming with the answers to some of life’s most common musings. The perfect present for fact finders everywhere…" Leeds Guide

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781907317507
  • Publisher: Black Dog Publishing Limited London
  • Publication date: 11/22/2011
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,436,227
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Stuart Wright has previously worked in publishing and is the author of They’re All Foreigners Abroad. He currently lives in Mijas Costa, Spain.
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