Fourteen Zebra

Henry Carroll

ISBN 10: 1844542858 / ISBN 13: 9781844542857
Verlag: John Blake, 2006
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| Dust Wrapper over Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 8" x 8". | Illustrated by Nigel Howlett. 2nd Impression. [First Edition: Same Year] For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Very Good - in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 169788

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Bibliografische Details

Titel: Fourteen Zebra

Verlag: John Blake

Erscheinungsdatum: 2006

Einband: Hardback in Dust Wrapper.

Illustrator: Nigel Howlett

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Auflage: 1st Edition

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Did you know that when 14 or more zebra are grouped together on the Serengeti Plain, they become visible from space? Or that lightning strikes account for 42% of all giraffe deaths? This hilariously wacky book documents the "findings" of Carroll & Howlett, the world's most illustrious adventure-traveling duo. With beautifully illustrated "facts" interspersed with comical extracts from their expedition log, this book will transport you to a bizarre world where anything is possible. Enter the world of Fourteen Zebra.

About the Author:

After firmly establishing himself as the world's second greatest geologist, Henry Carroll set out in search of the world's softest diamond. His epic journey took him in to the depths of the Pacific Ocean and to the iciest reaches of Siberia. Just as he was beginning to give up a freak typhoon left him marooned in the jungles of central Africa. A few days after passing his 11 plus exam, the child prodigy, Nigel Howlett decided to embark on an open-ended sabbatical in the Congo. It was during this time where he first laid eyes on the ancient rock carvings of the Wacca-Dacca tribe. Howlett spent years in the jungle decoding the Hieroglyphs, revealing that they translated into a map marking the location of a rare crystal, so soft it could be molded in your hands. Two nights later the hand of fate intervened—lost and delirious, with no food or water, Carroll unexpectedly met Howlett. After finding the diamond and then accidentally eating it in a bizarre tribal ritual, the two embarked on a six-year journey to uncover the most extraordinary facts from around the world, which will stretch our understanding of science, history, and nature to the very limit.

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