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Containing fascinating local facts, regional dialect, ghost stories, local recipes, sporting anecdotes and questions on local history, and illustrated with evocative photographs from The Francis Frith Collection, these books will challenge your local knowledge and provide amusing and enjoyable insights into local history and heritage. Previously published as small hardback pocket books, they are now available in these bigger Large Print editions, making them a lot easier to see and enjoy.

There are 113 books in this series. Scroll down for what to expect in your Did You Know? book.

Prices from £10.

Books in this series

What to expect from a Did You Know? book.

Read on for a little more information about our Did You Know? books, and see sample pages from some of them.

Regional Dialect

Regional Dialect

Fascinating words from the local dialect of the book will make you smile and shine a light on aspects of our language that mustn't be lost.

Fascinating Facts

Fascinating Facts

Fascinating local facts, ghost stories, local recipes, sporting anecdotes and more all illustrated with evocative photographs from The Francis Frith Collection

Quiz Questions

Quiz Questions

Who doesn't love a quiz? Test your own, or someone else's cranial knowledge of the local area featured with a set of quiz questions (we've included the answers!).

Here are some sample pages from books in this series - click one to enlarge.

Personalise your Book

Most of our books are printed individually to your order, allowing you to add a personal message when you buy that will be printed on the title page at no extra cost, making our books a great gift or keepsake.

There is simply nothing like receiving a gift that has been specially chosen with you in mind. Our individually printed, personalised books are the perfect way to show you care and are ideal for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and leaving or retirement occasions.

Add a dedication to the title page

Poetry Books and those in our 'Stock Books' category cannot be personalised. Available in paperback or hardback as specified.

Free Mounted Photo Print

These books include a voucher for a free Frith Photo Print.

Turn to the back of your Frith book and find a voucher for a free mounted print of a Frith photo of your choice. Simply choose any photo from the book, return the completed voucher with a small payment for P&P. We will then print it in sepia and mount it for you in our Medium Standard mount.

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