Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 208 Pages, 6.69 × 6.69 × 0.39 in
Published: December 22, 2009
Publisher: National Geographic Society
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 142630594X
ISBN - 13: 9781426305948
From the Publisher
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 you'll 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 world's oldest pet goldfish lived to be 43 years old?
The world's longest soap bubble was as long as four school buses?
On Neptune, the wind blows up to 1,243 miles an hour? An elephant's
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.