National Geographic Kids Ultimate Weird but True


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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
  • Released

    September 13th, 2011
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