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Weird But True: 300 Outrageous Facts

byNational Geographic KidsIllustratorJonathan Halling

Paperback | December 22, 2009

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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 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.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, website, apps, games, toys, television series and events and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core.Jonathan Halling is an award-winning creative director at National Geographic, where ...
Title:Weird But True: 300 Outrageous FactsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 6.63 × 6.56 × 0.44 inShipping dimensions:6.63 × 6.56 × 0.44 inPublished:December 22, 2009Publisher:National Geographic SocietyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:142630594X

ISBN - 13:9781426305948


Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing! great and educationally enogh to give a kid for a birthday
Date published: 2018-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! Your kid (and even you!) will enjoy reading these random facts, richly illustrated. Fun and instructive!
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome book to share with a friend! As a teacher, I can say that this book, and many others in the weird but true series, is a firm favourite with my grade 3 and 4 students. Can be easily shared as the illustrations are so bold and kids love the fun facts. Well worth the money as it will be read so many times!
Date published: 2017-04-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Interesting Great for when you feel the need to read, but you also don't feel like starting a new novel just yet. I have read this many times before and I still enjoy reading it.
Date published: 2016-11-06