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.
KATHERINE NOLL is the author of more than 50 books for children, including chapter books, picture books, activity books and more. As a seasoned game-guide writer, she’s penned books based on Disney’s Club Penguin virtual world and several Pokémon handbooks, among… More about National Geographic Kids
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Published by National Geographic Children’s Books Jun 14, 2011| 208 Pages| 6-1/2 x 6-1/2| 6-9 years| ISBN 9781426307669