Synopses & Reviews
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
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.
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?
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 colorful, metallic cover, a kid-friendly design, and a wacky sense of humor, this stunning book will give kids a winning combination of smarts and fun.
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"