A full year of tricky, entertaining questions and unexpected answers, with hundreds of surprising factoids and fascinating tidbits throughout, from history, pop culture, science, literature, geography, and sports. Intriguing inventions:Who invented the swivel chair? (Thomas Jefferson). Political history:Who was the first woman to run for president? (Victoria Woodhull, with Frederick Douglass as her running mate). Pop culture surprises:Who wrote Johnny Cash’s song “A Boy Named Sue”? (Children’s book author Shel Silverstein). Want to see if you’re right? The answer is found on the back of each page.
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Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting guides, and children’s titles, as well as gardening, humor, self-help, and business books, since 1968. From our What to Expect® pregnancy and parenting series and Page-A-Day® Calendars to the iconic 1,000 Places to See Before You Die® and Brain Quest® children's products, our wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire, educate, and entertain readers around the globe.