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National Geographic Kids Ultimate Weird But True : 1,000 Wild & Wacky Facts and Photos
by National Geographic Society (U. S.)


Overview - Did 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 there's 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.  Read more...


 
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Overview
Did 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 there's 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 you'll find hundreds of snack-size stories about weird animals, space vacations, wacky inventions, freaky weather, amazing feats, wild extreme sports, and more. You'll 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 frog's 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 it's possible to convert peanut butter into a diamond and how frogs can fall from the sky

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781426308642
  • ISBN-10: 1426308647
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publish Date: September 2011
  • Page Count: 192
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 12 x 9.4 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.55 pounds

Series: National Geographic Kids

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