Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: British Prime Ministers delves into the premiership's 300 year history and unearths a host of fascinating, intriguing and little-known facts about some of the best-known characters in British history, lifting the lid on the top job. From Robert Walpole, William Pitt (the Elder), Earl Grey, through to Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, David Cameron and everyone inbetween. Discover revealing stories about the lives and personalities of each Prime Minister and how they have shaped history. Find out about the Prime Minister who only lasted 100 days, another who served for 21 years, or how Downing Street came to be the Premier's residence. Brief, accessible, entertaining and accompanied by charming illustrations throughout, it makes the perfect book to dip in to.