I Never Knew That About River Thames

Winn, Christopher

£12.99

Christopher Winn takes us on a journey out of London along the banks of the River Thames to discover the secrets and stories of Englands most famous waterway. As he follows the river from source to sea, visiting it’s towns and villages, Winn unearths a fascinating array of facts, folklore, landmarks and legends.

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Bestselling author Christopher Winn takes us on a captivating journey out of London along the banks of the River Thames to discover the secrets and stories of England’s most famous waterway. Discover the Thames’s literary heritage at Pangbourne, near Reading, famous as the home of The Wind in the Willows’s Kenneth Grahame, then explore Mapledurham House, the inspiration for its famous Toad Hall. Explore Henley-on-Thames, where the first Oxford and Cambridge boat races were held, then marvel at Southend Pier, the longest pleasure pier in the world.

As he follows the river from source to sea, visiting its towns, villages and places of interest, Winn unearths a fascinating array of facts, folklore, landmarks and legends that are guaranteed to have you exclaiming ‘I Never Knew That!’. Illustrated with line drawings this charming gem of a book is guaranteed to inform and delight in equal measure.

Additional information

Weight 377 g
Dimensions 206 × 144 × 29 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

267

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

942.2 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K