Book of Superstitious Stuff: Weird Happenings, Wacky Rites, Frightening Fears, Mysterious Myths & Other Bizarre Beliefs

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Charlesbridge Publishing, Jul 26, 2011 - Social Science - 192 pages
From the curse of the lottery winners to the good feng shui of a local restaurant, this quirky, wacky, weird, and wonderful collection of superstitions uncovers the truth about some of our most familiar beliefs, as well as others that are much stranger. It turns out that everywhere in the world, people still put their trust in luck, magic, and mystery. By the end of this look at the bizarre world of illogic it’s clear: superstition is alive and well...and really spellbinding!

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Joanne O'Sullivan is the author of 101 PLACES YOU GOTTA SEE BEFORE YOU'RE 12!, 101 THINGS YOU GOTTA DO BEFORE YOU'RE 12!, and 101 WAYS YOU CAN HELP SAVE THE PLANET BEFORE YOU'RE 12!, as well as many titles for adults including, BOOK OF LEGAL STUFF and BOOK OF SUPERSTITIOUS STUFF. She and her children spend many happy hours exploring the wonders of the natural world.

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