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MapHead 2

Lesley Howarth

MapHead 2

by Lesley Howarth

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Published by Walker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: 1997.

StatementLesley Howarth.
The Physical Object
Pagination222p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21246305M
ISBN 100744577721
OCLC/WorldCa47194117

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'Jeopardy!' champion Ken Jennings presented a history of cartography and examined the ways that maps are used today. The author profiled many devotees of. Lesley Howarth (born 29 December ) is a British author of children's and young adult the novel Maphead, published by Walker Books inshe won the annual Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, a once-in-a-lifetime book award judged by a panel of British children's writers, and she was a runner-up for the Carnegie Medal.

Howarth was born in Bournemouth. Ken Jennings devotes a whole chapter in "Maphead" to the "amateur highway scholars" who call themselves "roadgeeks." Whether they're worth so much attention is an open question.Review. Amazon Best Books of the Month, September Ken Jennings, best known for his epic winning streak on Jeopardy!

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