National Geographic Kids Ultimate Weird but True : 1,000 Wild & Wacky Facts and Photos Hardback
Part of the Weird But True series
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
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: National Geographic Kids
- Publication Date: 13/09/2011
- Category: General knowledge & trivia (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781426308642