Author: Liam McCann
Publisher: AAPPL
ISBN: 1904332544
Size: 20.79 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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A complete, yet concise, history of the game from its origins to the present day. Rugby Union, League, Aussie Rules and Gaelic football - all interspersed with a wealth of facts, records and entertaining snippets and stories.

Animated Movies Facts Figures Fun

Author: John Grant
Publisher: AAPPL
ISBN: 1904332528
Size: 18.38 MB
Format: PDF
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A short but comprehensive guide to the world of animation in the movies. Written by an expert in the field the book explores the origins of the form and its evolution through to the emergence of CGI. We see the masters of the art, the great studios and the characters who have generally outlived their creators. Features all the great movies (and some not-so-great ones too.).


Author: Cameron Brown
Publisher: AAPPL
ISBN: 1904332226
Size: 14.11 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Everyone has heard of Wimbledon, but how many people know that tennis was invented in the 18th century? This elegant little book is packed with facts, figures, records, statistics and fun! it covers the history of the game and the development of modern championships. There are anecdotes and information about many of the great names since the championships began. This is a true little gem for any fan of tennis or Wimbledon

Christmas Facts Figures Fun

Author: Cameron Brown
Publisher: AAPPL
ISBN: 1904332277
Size: 15.59 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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A compilation of holiday trivia explains the Christian holiday's religious significance, discusses the pagan precursors to Christmas celebrations, and explores how Christmas is celebrated around the world.

Figures For Fun

Author: Yakov Perelman
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486803456
Size: 13.54 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Does your brain need a workout? Are you wondering what to do? Well this could be the book for you! This is a great book for anyone who is looking for a challenge and, if you get too stuck, the author kindly also provided the answers at the end of each chapter!" — Splashes Into Books Give your mind a playful workout with this collection of more than 100 inventive puzzles. Finding the solutions requires only minimal mathematical knowledge and will test your imagination as well as your brainpower. The motley collection ranges from conundrums and mathematical stunts to practical situations involving counting and measuring. Chess problems, magic squares, and a host of other intriguing scenarios will amuse and challenge puzzle enthusiasts and fans of recreational mathematics. Answers appear at the end of each chapter. These puzzles are the inventions of a gifted Soviet mathematician, Yakov Perelman, whose popular science books on astronomy, physics, and mathematics inspired generations of readers. Perelman's distinctive style, abounding in wit and ingenuity, adds a special flair to his timeless riddles and brainteasers.