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The world is full of mind-blowing marvels and this book uncovers our planet's most peculiar phenomena, puzzles from the past, eye-opening inventions, astonishing animals, and so much more!

Did you know that caterpillars liquefy when they turn into butterflies? That humans shed eight pounds of skin every year? That there's a funky forest in Poland where all the trees are mysteriously crooked? That space smells like burnt plastic? Our world is filled with strange, bizarre, and weird realities. But what do they mean? WHY are they important? And what exactly is the secret behind them?

National Geographic Kids presents a jam-packed new series perfect for fans of Weird But True! and 5,000 Awesome Facts. With cool, action-packed photos, tons of awesome information, and filled to the brim with the weirdest facts ever, this book takes readers behind the scenes of the world of the truly bizarre, to reveal the truth behind our planet's wildest and wackiest. Meet the bizarre bacteria that make Yellowstone National Park's Morning Glory Pool pop with radiant color, discover the mysteries behind the Sphinx of ancient Egypt, learn why the beaches of the Maldives glow bright blue, how tornadoes are so powerful, and so much more! And with Q&As with in-the-field experts, fantastic infographics, exciting stories, and more, this book presents a fresh way of looking at our bizarre planet. So, get ready to experience our not-so-secret world.

Hardcover, 192 pages
Published on October 16, 2018 by National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN-10: 1426331835
ISBN-13: 9781426331831
10 Book Reviews
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  • YoMonday, March 25, 2019 at 3:11 pm
    That was good.
    • littleestella
      littleestellaMonday, March 25, 2019 at 11:54 am55 stars
      I really like this book because it has many interesting fact!I also think it's really cool,and it has many things I never knew!This book is amazing and filled with facts I bet you never knew or heard of!
      • haydengirl71907
        haydengirl71907Monday, March 25, 2019 at 11:45 am
        the book is the best
        • marebear
          marebearFriday, March 1, 2019 at 8:11 pm55 stars
          cool
          • marebear
            marebearFriday, March 1, 2019 at 8:11 pm55 stars
            it looks cool
            • lunalovegood8
              lunalovegood8Monday, January 21, 2019 at 2:38 pm55 stars
              I really like this book because it has many interesting facts! I also think it is really cool, and it has many things that I never knew! This book is amazing and filled with a lot of facts that you might have never heard of!
              • brylinnr529
                brylinnr529Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:21 pm55 stars
                cool
                • Snoop Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 2:01 am
                  Good book and its true
                  • sealov10
                    sealov10Monday, November 12, 2018 at 12:13 pm55 stars
                    what a good book
                    • janajiaThursday, November 8, 2018 at 11:45 am
                      good book and its true
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