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  • [Books fact 1] Caillou is bald because the original books portray him as a baby. When the time came to make him a 4-year-old, it was found that adding hair made him unrecognizable. So he stayed bald.


  • [Books fact 2] In a few scenes of The Dark Knight Rises, Bane can be seen quietly knitting in the background. This is a reference to the main antagonist of Charles Dickens’ novel A Tale of Two Cities, who would knit as she watched public guillotine executions. Screenwriter Jonathan Nolan said the novel had a major influence on the film.


  • [Books fact 3] Aldous Huxley’s descriptions of the effects of alcohol on fetuses in Brave New World predate the scientific recognition of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome by more than four decades.


  • [Books fact 4] Barbara Newhall Follett was a child genius born in 1914 who released her first novel at the age of 12, and her second when she was 14. At the age of 18, she married an unfaithful man and fell into depression. She vanished when she was 25 and was never seen again.


  • [Books fact 5] Sir James Matthew Barrie assigned the copyright of Peter Pan to Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital. Peter Pan is the only copyright in the UK that has been extended in perpetuity, meaning the Hospital can receive royalties forever. It is the copyright which never grows old.


  • [Books fact 6] J.K. Rowling was famously rejected by 12 publishers before Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone was accepted by Bloomsbury - and even then only at the insistence of the chairman's eight-year-old daughter.


  • [Books fact 7] Jesus could not have actually been named Jesus because the letter J did not exist until later in history. Earlier versions of the Bible referred to Jesus as "lesus."


  • [Books fact 8] Dr. Seuss's editor bet him $50 that he couldn't write a children's book in 50 words or less. Dr. Seuss won the bet with his book 'Green Eggs and Ham.'


  • [Books fact 9] A Chinese author based some of the murders in his books on ones he had committed years earlier. Liu Yongbiao was convicted in 2018 of killing four people way back in 1994 and he was sentenced to death. In a preface to his 2010 novel titled ‘The Guilty Secret’, Liu said he was already at work on a follow-up about an author who’s committed a series of gruesome murders and evaded capture. In the end, he never wrote it, though he already had a title in mind: ‘The Beautiful Writer Who Killed.’


  • [Books fact 10] George R. R. Martin still types his novels using a DOS computer with WordStar 4.0 software


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