23 Mar 2013

Chicken coop manual named oddest book title

7:05 am on 23 March 2013

A book offering advice on how to protect chicken coops from goblins has won the Oddest Book Title of the Year award, organisers of the contest said on Friday.

Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop by Reginald Bakeley and Clint Marsh attracted 38% of 1225 online votes.

It beat craft manual How Tea Cosies Changed the World with 31% to win the 35th annual Diagram Prize, Reuters reports.