"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 collection 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 wonderful gift for families" - Evening Standard
"This is a book to treasure all year round" - My Baba
"As cute as it is educational" - Babyccino Kids
"A wonderful collection of 366 curious questions about everything from science to nature, dinosaurs to space" - Scottish Sun
"Simply mesmerising compendium" - Waterstones
"A beautiful gem of a book" - BookTrust
"Fascinating for anyone who opens it" - Red magazine
"An absolute delight" - David Walliams
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Molly Oldfield (Author)
Molly Oldfield studied Modern History at Oxford before becoming a writer and researcher on the BBC television show QI . She has worked on a string of bestselling QI books, wrote a weekly QI column for the Daily Telegraph and researched the BBC4 radio show The Museum o
Momoko Abe was born in Japan and has been drawing ever since she can remember. Aged 20, pursuing her passion for visual storytelling, she came to the UK to study filmmaking, and still works in the TV and film industry alongside her illustration work. In 2018, Momoko was picked for the Bookseller 's New Talent Illustration Showcas e More about Momoko Abe
Alice creates playful images with a blend of people, animals and backgrounds inspired by real life. While studying on the Cambridge MA in Children's Book Illustration, she developed a passion for character, texture and experimenting with unusual formats. Her work has been recognised for prizes such as the Batsford Prize 2019 and featured in exhibitions suchMore about Alice Courtley
Grace Easton was born in London in 1994. She studied illustration at Central Saint Martins, Brighton University and Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Before becoming an author and illustrator she was a baker, a Christmas elf and a designer for Penguin Books. She now lives in New York where she spends her days making a mess, drawing pictures and wriMore about Grace Easton
Richard Jones has worked for more than twenty years in the creative arts. He is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including Bird Builds a Nest and Squirrels' Busy Year, both by Martin Jenkins. He lives in Devon, England. Visit him at his website:More about Richard Jones