NG Kids Ultimate Weird but True: 1,000 Wild & Wacky Facts and Photos by National Geographic, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
NG Kids Ultimate Weird but True: 1,000 Wild & Wacky Facts and Photos

NG Kids Ultimate Weird but True: 1,000 Wild & Wacky Facts and Photos

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Did you know that a great white shark can weigh as much as 15 gorillas, that it can really rain frogs, or that some people can hear their eyeballs moving? Ultimate Weird But True is packed with wacky facts and snack-size stories that prove truth really is stranger than fiction. With a bold, colorful design and a heavy dose of visual

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Did you know that a great white shark can weigh as much as 15 gorillas, that it can really rain frogs, or that some people can hear their eyeballs moving? Ultimate Weird But True is packed with wacky facts and snack-size stories that prove truth really is stranger than fiction. With a bold, colorful design and a heavy dose of visual humor, this book will give kids a winning combination of smarts and fun. This large-format hardcover boasts 1,000 cool facts, 500 photos, CGI-style illustrations, funny infographics, and the bold design that only National Geographic Kids can deliver.
 
200 themed spreads feature incredible animal antics, wacky inventions, freaky weather phenomena, stupid human tricks, nature’s most bizarre creations, and much more! “Ultimate Secrets Revealed” features explain how the most mind-boggling facts are possible. 
 
Ultimate Weird But True is the next installment in National Geographic Kids Weird But True franchise, which started as a popular feature in National Geographic Kids—the nation’s top-selling children’s magazine—and then grew into the blockbuster Weird But True paperback series. Now Ultimate Weird But True gives kids a super-sized hardcover book that they’ll pore over for months and return to for years to come.

Editorial Reviews

Don't understand the power of stranger than fiction facts. Those wild, wacky facts serve as gateways into children's interest in history, science, the animal world, and dozens of other pertinent topics. No one on earth does better at collecting eye brow-raising trivia than the folks at National Geographic. This inexpensively priced large-format hardcover gathers no fewer than 1,000 mind-boggling facts, bound to ensnare the attention of not only kids, but also their parents. The grand compendium of universal weirdness is presented in 200 themed spreads illustrated with 500 photos. Hours and hours of family fun.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781426308642
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
09/13/2011
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
31,910
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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