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The improbable book of records

Quentin Blake

The improbable book of records

by Quentin Blake

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor.

  • About the Edition

    Includes the achievements of the American chicken pox spot record holder, the oldest international cross-country unicyclist, the highest jumping flea with a wooden leg, and other similar record-breaking events.

    Edition Notes

    British ed. published in 1975 under title: The Puffin book of improbable records.

    Statementcompiled by Quentin Blake and John Yeoman ; and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
    ContributionsYeoman, John, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.7.B57 Im
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4877120M
    ISBN 100689305354
    LC Control Number76004466
    OCLC/WorldCa2072750

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