It's a Weird World
Sterling Pub. Co., Nov 1, 1990 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
"A treasure trove of trivia...this lighthearted collection of weird-but-true bits of information offers quirks and oddities from real life that should interest YAs. The selections range from ancient history to recent events, etymology to biology, from how the tea bag was invented to how long it takes to hard-boil an ostrich egg."-- "SLJ
. 128 pages, 20 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.
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How It Started
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At the Movies
Male and Female
Mistakes Misnomers and Other Misinformation
Why Its Better To Be an Animal Than a Person
Why Things Are the Way They Are
Knocking at Deaths Door
The Story Behind the Story
The One and Only
One Way To Do It
Whats in a Name?
About the Author