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At last, all those weird but true facts that readers of National Geographic Kids love so much are collected into a fun-filled book that youll come back to again and again!

Weird But True is based on the hugely popular magazine page of quirky, fun facts that many readers of National Geographic Kids magazine turn to first. Why? Well did you know that... Peanut butter can be converted into a diamond? The worlds oldest pet goldfish lived to be 43 years old? The worlds longest soap bubble was as long as four school buses? On Neptune, the wind blows up to 1,243 miles an hour? An elephants tooth can weigh as much as a bowling ball?

All of the facts in this handy book will amaze friends and family: Animals Superpowers...Chills and Thrills...Eat or Be Eaten...Mini and Mega...Wild and Crazy, and much, much more. Adjacent pages for such facts present a one-paragraph explanation of how that fact is possible or why it is so.

Wacky facts, fascinating information, and lively art combine in this easy-to-browse, casual reference book that is sure to give young readers hours of fun.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781426305948
Author:
National Geographic
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Illustrator:
Halling, Jonathan
Author:
National Geographic Kids
Author:
Halling, Jonathan
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Games & Activities - Questions & Answers
Subject:
Curiosities and wonders
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s-How Things Work
Subject:
non-fiction;trivia;facts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
6.50x6.50x.50 in. .70 lbs.
Age Level:
06-12

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