The World's Zaniest Sports

The World's Zaniest Sports

by Tim O'Shei
The World's Zaniest Sports

The World's Zaniest Sports

by Tim O'Shei


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Readers won’t believe it when they learn about such weird sports as the Rock Paper Scissors championships, Worm Charming, and Cheese-Rolling races. Dozens of fun photos and trivia facts in The World’s Zaniest Sports let young readers discover the wildest and craziest sporting competitions the world has to offer.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491420201
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Library of Weird
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Tim O’Shei is the author of more than 60 nonfiction books for kids and teens. He’s also a teacher, sports and entertainment journalist, and the founder of Live! Starring … You!, a program where students interview people in the spotlight. He regularly visits schools around the country, teaching workshops and spreading his motto, “Write for your dreams.” He’s been featured on national television, including an appearance on the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum.” Tim is a native of Buffalo, New York, where he lives with his wife and three children.

Table of Contents

Slimy, Slippery, Cheese-Chasing Sports! 4

Sports with a Twist 6

Wacky Races 12

Crazy Contests 18

To the Extreme! 24

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32


1. Incredible photos of strange and bizarre animals, food, inventions, sports, records, and history topics. 2. Fun, engaging chunked text captures readers' attention and imagination. 3. Covers weird, freaky, and often gross subjects that struggling readers love to learn about. 4. Chunked format allows coverage of multiple weird topics in each book.

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