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Unexplained: An Encyclopedia of Curious Phenomena, Strange Superstitions, and Ancient Mysteries

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Publisher Comments:

Unexplained is a comprehensive and compelling one-stop guide to weird nature, the paranormal, and strange superstitions. Even with todays high-tech science, many events and ancient mysteries remain unexplained and surrounded by theories that stir the imagination and challenge scientific fact. This book systematically explores all aspects of the human fascination with the unknowable, from hauntings and the power of the mind to physical mysteries such as lost civilizations, ancient superstitions and symbols, and the persistent ideas about life from other planets. Evocative illustrations and intriguing photographs, combined with spine-tingling text by an award-winning author, shed light on the worlds greatest mysteries.

Review:

"The emphasis is on breadth and not depth, and the book succeeds as an entertaining ride through the realm of the weird, strange, and mysterious." VOYA

Synopsis:

Unexplained is a comprehensive and compelling one-stop guide to weird nature, the paranormal, and strange superstitions. Even with today's high-tech science, many events and ancient mysteries remain unexplained and surrounded by theories that stir the imagination and challenge scientific fact. This book systematically explores all aspects of the human fascination with the unknowable, from hauntings and the power of the mind to physical mysteries such as lost civilizations, ancient superstitions and symbols, and the persistent ideas about life from other planets. Evocative illustrations and intriguing photographs, combined with spine-tingling text by an award-winning author, shed light on the world's greatest mysteries.

Synopsis:

Even with today's high-tech science, many events and ancient mysteries remain unexplained and surrounded by theories that stir the imagination and challenge scientific fact. This book systematically explores all aspects of the human fascination with the unknowable, from hauntings and the power of the mind, to physical mysteries such as lost civilizations, ancient superstitions and symbols, and the persistent ideas about life from other planets. Evocative illustrations and intriguing photographs, combined with riveting text by an award-winning author, shed light on the world's greatest mysteries.

About the Author

udy Allen is highly regarded as an expert in the field of event planning. She is founder and President of July Allen Productions, a full-service event planning production company that specializes in consulting on strategic event design, as well as in designing, producing, and orchestrating special events worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753459508
Subtitle:
An Encyclopedia of Curious Phenomena, Strange Superstitions, and Ancient Mysteries
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Illustrator:
Ludlow, Patricia
Illustrator:
Hook, Richard
Author:
Allen, Judy
Author:
Hook, Richard
Author:
Ludlow, Patricia
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
Parapsychology
Subject:
Curiosities and wonders
Subject:
Children s-How Things Work
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrations and photographs throughout
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.50 in
Age Level:
10-14

Related Subjects

Children's » Nonfiction » How Things Work
Children's » Reference » Trivia and Almanacs
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Living

Unexplained: An Encyclopedia of Curious Phenomena, Strange Superstitions, and Ancient Mysteries
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Product details 144 pages Kingfisher - English 9780753459508 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The emphasis is on breadth and not depth, and the book succeeds as an entertaining ride through the realm of the weird, strange, and mysterious."
"Synopsis" by ,
Unexplained is a comprehensive and compelling one-stop guide to weird nature, the paranormal, and strange superstitions. Even with today's high-tech science, many events and ancient mysteries remain unexplained and surrounded by theories that stir the imagination and challenge scientific fact. This book systematically explores all aspects of the human fascination with the unknowable, from hauntings and the power of the mind to physical mysteries such as lost civilizations, ancient superstitions and symbols, and the persistent ideas about life from other planets. Evocative illustrations and intriguing photographs, combined with spine-tingling text by an award-winning author, shed light on the world's greatest mysteries.
"Synopsis" by ,
Even with today's high-tech science, many events and ancient mysteries remain unexplained and surrounded by theories that stir the imagination and challenge scientific fact. This book systematically explores all aspects of the human fascination with the unknowable, from hauntings and the power of the mind, to physical mysteries such as lost civilizations, ancient superstitions and symbols, and the persistent ideas about life from other planets. Evocative illustrations and intriguing photographs, combined with riveting text by an award-winning author, shed light on the world's greatest mysteries.
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