The ultimate collection of curious and inventive trivia for all you need to know about the origin of just about everything on the planet.
This fact-packed collection recounts the origins, invention, and discovery of just about everything, from the big bang to driverless cars. Find out intriguing answers to questions like:
What material was the first clothing made out of?
Who invented bathtubs?
Who paved the first road?
What came first: wine or whiskey?
Perfect for history buffs, trivia junkies, or fun-fact connoisseurs, this entertaining and enlightening collection is for curious minds who have wondered about the mysteries of the beginning of all things.
As well as fiction and non-fiction titles, Stewart Ross has written prize-winning books for children (his book The Story of Scotland won the Saltire Society prize). He is a French speaker and teaches and directs plays in France; he also gives workshops and talks in the UK and further afield.