Extracts from The Smarty Pants Series’ is a sample collection of random facts, trivia, and general knowledge taken from each book in the series.
Each volume contains snippets of interesting information which takes the reader on a whistle-stop tour to discover a world full of amazing facts.
•Do you ever get the feeling that you are not alone in bed? That’s because a mattress can make a comfortable home for up to 10 million dust mites!
•Male mice sing to attract female attention.
•Dolphins have been observed getting high on pufferfish; Australian wallabies have been experimenting with opium, and animals in Africa misbehave by getting intoxicated on fruit from the marula tree.
•The residents in the village of Nagoro in Japan are mostly scarecrows.
•When infrasound is used in horror movies it intensifies the fear that viewers experience.
•Crows can hold a grudge for up to three years.
Other topics sampled from the series include famous people’s last words along with various random thoughts. The ‘Smarty Pants Series’ covers a vast range of facts, trivia, and general knowledge that is both educational and thought-provoking.