"Chambers Factfinder" is bursting with relevant and interesting information, from comets and capital cities to prize winners and political leaders. Numerous thematic sections offer unrivalled coverage, from the far reaches of the universe to countries of the world and human endeavour, while 'fascinating fact' boxes offer quirky or little-known snippets and bring subjects to life. Packed with useful information on everything from oceans and Oscar winners to ice skaters and inventions, this new edition remains ideal for pub quizzes, crosswords, winning that argument or just dipping into for fun.
This internationally renowned reference publisher continues its celebrated tradition of excellence into the present day with such informative and authoritative works as the Chambers Crossword Dictionary, Chambers Encyclopedia, Chambers Biographical Dictionary and the all-new Chambers Dictionary of Quotations. Chambers is based in Edinburgh, as it always has been, and employs editors with a wide range of skills on dictionaries and other titles for a variety of users, including students and teachers of English as a foreign or second language. As well as the core business of publishing dictionaries and thesauruses, Chambers also publishes a range of titles on grammar and usage, single-volume reference titles on science, history, biography and quotations, as well as titles for Scrabble(R) and crosswords.