Weird But True! 3: 300 Outrageous Facts
National Geographic Books, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 206 pages
Did you know that a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away? That an astronaut's heartbeat slows down in space? That about $50 billion of Monopoly money is printed each year? Three hundred wacky facts pop from the colorful, compact pages of Weird but True! 3, an irresistible trove of facts and fun, based on the top-scoring feature in the country's premier children's magazine—National Geographic Kids. Brain-bending information entertains as it educates, covering topics such as science, animals, food, pop culture, weather, geography, and everything else under the sun. Plus, for the first time, this edition contains fun facts generated by readers! The original Weird but True book was an overnight success, selling tens of thousand of copies through bookstores in its first month on the market. The third edition is poised to follow, as it explodes with all-new facts, whimsical design, and even more eye-popping features that kids will love.
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Review: Weird But True: 300 Outrageous Facts (Weird But True #1)User Review - Olivia Lin - Goodreads
It was really weird. Read full review
Review: Weird But True: 300 Outrageous Facts (Weird But True #1)User Review - Kristen - Goodreads
This book is graphically appealing and of course the subject matter is spot-on. There's no arrangement to the facts, however. This could be a good thing for kids who are casually flipping around – or, for someone with an innate need to be organized (like myself), it could be a little bit annoying. Read full review