Ultimate Weird but True! by National Geographic

Ultimate Weird but True! 1,000 Wild & Wacky Facts and Photos Hardcover Oct 14 2011

By National Geographic
Hardcover
$15.13 USD

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 colourful, metallic cover, a kid-friendly design, and a wacky sense of humour, this stunning book will give kids a winning combination of smarts and fun. 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? 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

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Product Details

Format
Hardcover
Publisher
National Geographic Kids
Publication date
Oct 14 2011
Language
English
Pages
192
ISBN-13
9781426308642
ISBN-10
1426308647
Weight
1150g
Dimensions
244.0mm x 314.0mm