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Ultimate Weird but True: 1,000 Wild and Wacky Facts and Photos (Hardcover)
ITEM#: 13371808Did you know that a great white shark can weigh as much as 15 gorillas, that you drink the same water as the dinosaurs did, or that theres a car that drives underwater?
This supersized, hardcover addition to the blockbuster Weird But True series, Ultimate Weird But True is packed 1,000 amazing facts and eye-popping photos that prove truth really is stranger than fiction. With a colorful, metallic cover, a kid-friendly design, and a wacky sense of humor, this stunning book will give kids a winning combination of smarts and fun.
Flip through these boldly-designed pages and youll find hundreds of snack-size stories about weird animals, space vacations, wacky inventions, freaky weather, amazing feats, wild extreme sports, and more. Youll discover:
· A real-life Spider-Man man who scales skyscrapers with his bare hands
· A fish that plays soccer
· A $150,000 diamond-studded cupcake
· A man who makes himself invisible
· An upside-down house
· A hotel shaped like a giant beagle
· Tornadoes of fire
· A mouse that hitched a ride on a frogs back
· A dog that can read
· A motorcycle shaped like hamburger
· A 13-foot-tall pink poodle
· Millions of red crabs
· A white alligator
· A robot that can do your grocery shopping, and much more
· Plus, cool illustrations, and "Ultimate Secret Revealed" features that explain the strange truth behind the most mind-bending facts, such as how its possible to convert peanut butter into a diamond and how frogs can fall from the sky
|Genre||JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders|
|Publisher Date||2011-09-13 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books|
|Unit weight||2.5 lb|
|Subtitle||1,000 Wild and Wacky Facts and Photos|
|Series Name||Ultimate Weird but True|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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