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Some incorrect facts have escaped from author Adam Frost's imagination into this book...Can you figure out which fact is untrue in a sea of brilliantly weird, wonderful and unusual facts? Once you find them make sure you SPLAT them, lasso them, doodle on them - and reveal them as an imposter facts before they go out into the world!
Can you guess which of these facts is NOT true?
Woodlice have blue blood.
Dead cabbage cafe is the name of a band.
King Edward III banned football in England.
You swallow about one litre of snot a day! (That's roughly five skips FULL of snot, swallowed during your lifetime.)
When glass snakes are attacked, their tail shatters into little pieces - these pieces jump around and distract the predator... while the rest of the snake escapes!
Hunt for fascinating facts and use your detective skills to uncover the untrue 'fact'. With hilarious illustrations from the brilliant Gemma Correll, you'll need all your brains to uncover the false fact: can you 'squash' the made-up bug fact, decipher hieroglyphics, and join the stars in a night-time sky to find all the answers? Put your skills to the test as you Splat the Fact!
Adam Frost is one of the UK's most exciting children's writers. He has won the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 - Best Book with Facts. When Adam is not collecting weird and wonderful facts, he works as a website editor and information designer for publications such as The Guardian, Buzzfeed and The BFI. His favourite animal is the brown-throated sloth.
Gemma Correll is a cartoonist, writer, illustrator and all-round small person. Her illustration clients include Hallmark, The New York Times, Oxford University Press, Knock Knock, Chronicle Books and The Observer. Gemma has been shortlisted for many awards, and has illustrated quite a few books, and her favourite word is Albuquerque. You can find her work in bookshops, on mugs, on cards, and in many other places!