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Truth or Busted: The Fact or Fiction Behind Urban Myths By Paul Mason

Truth or Busted: The Fact or Fiction Behind Urban Myths

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Truth or Busted explores the fact or fiction behind stuff you THINK you know about popular everyday topics!

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Truth or Busted: The Fact or Fiction Behind Urban Myths by Paul Mason

Truth or Busted's Urban Myths title explores popular myths and legends, sayings and notions in a light and humorous way that kids will find unputdownable. Such statements as 'You can get sucked down an aeroplane loo!' or 'Your fingernails keep growing after you die!' are examined, as well as where the ideas came from, whether they have any basis in truth, or whether they are simply myths. Each statement is given a TRUTH or BUSTED evaluation.

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About Paul Mason


Paul Mason's interest in writing stems from his childhood when he won the Scripture Prize in his last year at Primary School. He now is an experienced freelance writer and editor of a variety of children's information books, with subjects including extreme sports, geography and travel. He has a degree in anthropology, has worked in Turkey and taught English as a foreign language. Paul is a keen sportsman and particularly enjoys surfing, mountain biking and snowboarding.

Table of Contents


  • 1: Chewing gum takes 7 years to pass through your digestive system
  • 2: You can cook an egg with your mobile phone
  • 3: A tooth left in a glass of coke will dissolve overnight
  • 4: If you swallow an orange pip a tree will grow in your stomach
  • 5: A dog's bite is cleaner than a human's
  • 6: You should jump to avoid impact in a falling lift
  • 7: Eating carrots helps you see in the dark

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Truth or Busted: The Fact or Fiction Behind Urban Myths by Paul Mason
Paul Mason
Truth or Busted
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2014-01-02
96
075027915X
9780750279154
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