Ripley's Believe It or Not! Encyclopedia of the Bizarre (Ripley's Believe It or Not! (Scholastic Unnumbered PB))

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AN ASTONISHING TOUR OF THE MOST BIZARRE AND AMAZING OCCURRENCES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE!

Ripleys Believe It or Not! Encyclopedia of the Bizarre is the weirdest, wackiest, most outrageously srange collection of feats, stories, facts and records— all real and all recorded by the editors of Ripley's Believe It or Not!
More than 6,000 mind boggling oddities!
More than 1,400 eye-popping photographs, illustrations and cartoons!
Covers every subject including Accidents and Disasters; Feats and Stunts, Prophecies, Coincidences, Animals, Human Anatomy, Sports, Weather, Architecture, Archaeology, the Unexplained and more!

IMPOSSIBLE TO PUT DOWN!

WHERE ELSE CAN YOU LEARN THAT:

  • AN ESTIMATED 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 SNOWFLAKES HAVE FALLEN TO THE EARTH SINCE THE EARTH WAS FORMED!
  • QUEEN ISABEAU OF BAVARIA USED A MIXTURE OF BOAR'S BRAINS, CROCODILE GLANDS, AND WOLF BLOOD AS SKIN LOTION!
  • ALFRED LANGEVIN COULD SMOKE A PIPE, PLAY A RECORDER, SMOKE A CIGARETTE AND EVEN BLOW UP A BALLOON THROUGH HIS EYE!
  • ANNA BREAD MARRIED JOHN BUTTER IN LEEDS, ENGLAND, APRIL 22, 1926!
  • PHIL TURCO OF MADISON, WISCONSIN, SWALLOWED 339 GOLDFISH IN TWO HOURS!

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This colorful, magical and mind-expanding volume is an encyclopedia that only the people at Ripley's Believe It or Not! could dream up. Every page is brimming with information and eye-popping artwork, covering the extremes of every subject imaginable. Coincidences, explorers, human anatomy, laws, medicine, science, sports, survival, villains, war, weather--these are just a few of the topics explored in this unique volume.

About the Author:

Robert Ripley began creating his fascinating and immensely popular cartoons in 1918. Today, Ripley Entertainment continues this tradition with 26 museums around the world.

Julie Mooney has written many books, including Black Dog's bestselling The World of Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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