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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
|Contributed by:||National Geographic Society|
|Publisher:||National Geographic Society|
|Publish Date:||Sep 13, 2011|
|Number of Pages:||192|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||2.5|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.4 x 12.0 x 0.7|
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