Two Truths And A Lie: It's Alive! by Ammi-Joan PaquetteTwo Truths And A Lie: It's Alive! by Ammi-Joan Paquette

Two Truths And A Lie: It's Alive!

byAmmi-Joan PaquetteIllustratorLisa K. Weber

Hardcover | June 27, 2017

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“Considering the fresh attention being paid to teaching a skeptical approach to information evaluation, this series opener couldn’t be better timed. A brief but savvy guide to responsible research methods adds further luster to this crowd pleaser.” —ALA Booklist (starred review)

Two Truths and a Lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true—and asks readers to separate facts from fakes!

Did you know that there is a fungus that can control the mind of an ant and make it do its bidding? Would you believe there is such a thing as a corpse flower—a ten-foot-tall plant with a blossom that smells like a zombie? How about a species of octopus that doesn’t live in water but rather lurks in trees in the Pacific Northwest?

Every story in this book is strange and astounding. But not all of them are real. Just like the old game in this book’s title, two out of every three stories are completely true and one is an outright lie. Can you guess which? It’s not going to be easy. Some false stories are based on truth, and some of the true stories are just plain unbelievable. And they’re all accompanied by dozens of photos, maps, and illustrations. Amaze yourself and trick your friends as you sort out the fakes from the facts!

Acclaimed authors Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson have teamed up to create a series of sneaky stories about the natural world designed to amaze, disgust, and occasionally bamboozle you.

Ammi-Joan Paquette has traveled to 24 countries, has the ability to wake herself up at any time without an alarm clock, and once climbed Mt. Everest. (One of these is not true.) She is the author of the novels Rules for Ghosting, Paradox, and Nowhere Girl, as well as the picture books Petey and Pru and the Hullabaloo, Ghost in the Hous...
Title:Two Truths And A Lie: It's Alive!Format:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.67 inPublished:June 27, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062418793

ISBN - 13:9780062418791


Editorial Reviews

“An engaging, entertaining compendium that will inform and confound.”