Various "book" events are held around the UK.
This is to encourage reading,
especially among children.
was instigated in 1995 by
(United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
and the rest of the world on 23rd April?
namely, St George's Day, Easter, Shakespeare etc.
- informative (non-fiction)
- easy to read
- connected to radio
As it says on the cover
celebrates our National Obsession
However it is a fascinating account of
all the different aspects of weather
and how some of them affect the UK.
The second book would be classified
as a "Table Book"
(It is very large and heavy)
This does not make it any less interesting.
The Big Book
Again there is a clear explanation on
the book cover.
Each page contains
interesting facts about classical music
that occurred on the same day.
A book to dip into.