National Geographic Kids: Ultimate Weird but True - 1,000 Wild & Wacky Facts and Photos

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 3 - 6n/an/an/an/a
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
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published on September 13, 2011 by National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN-10: 1426308647
ISBN-13: 9781426308642
12 Book Reviews
  • mnbffyyh
    mnbffyyhTuesday, March 2, 2021 at 5:34 pm
    This book is so mind blowing I never regretted reading it
    • sg123
      sg123Friday, May 31, 2019 at 4:58 pm55 stars
      Watch out people, this book is filled with facts you would never guess would happen but really did! Now that I read all the fact now I know much more than before!
      • mustache06
        mustache06Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 8:34 am
        i love weird but true
        • andsay1617
          andsay1617Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 9:49 am
          I also love weird but true.
        • sheriff
          sheriffWednesday, February 4, 2015 at 1:51 pm55 stars
          this book is awesome
          • michelle1212
            michelle1212Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 4:50 am
            this book is so cool and crazy
            • bmw
              bmwThursday, January 8, 2015 at 4:35 pm55 stars
              This is a great book with info. as wacky as wacky peeps. Not joking!
              • swimmerlife353
                swimmerlife353Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 2:14 pm
                have it at my house
                • bibliophile
                  bibliophileThursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:02 pm
                  Love this book, has super, great,wacky information everyone should know :)...
                  • alexisv
                    alexisvSunday, April 20, 2014 at 10:48 am55 stars
                    This is a good book that gives wacky information and i just love it
                    • bryleeMonday, September 16, 2013 at 1:36 pm
                      I love this book it is so weird!!!!:-}