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
13 Book Reviews
  • firedroplet
    firedropletabout 2 months55 stars
    I loved this book because it has weird but interesting facts about a lot of things such as a goldfish that can play soccer and more weird facts! I read this book over and over and over again!
    • mnbffyyh
      mnbffyyh7 months
      This book is so mind blowing I never regretted reading it
      • sg123
        sg123over 2 years55 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
          mustache06over 6 years
          i love weird but true
          • andsay1617
            andsay1617almost 5 years
            I also love weird but true.
          • sheriff
            sheriffover 6 years55 stars
            this book is awesome
            • michelle1212
              michelle1212over 6 years
              this book is so cool and crazy
              • bmw
                bmwover 6 years55 stars
                This is a great book with info. as wacky as wacky peeps. Not joking!
                • swimmerlife353
                  swimmerlife353over 6 years
                  have it at my house
                  • bibliophile
                    bibliophileabout 7 years
                    Love this book, has super, great,wacky information everyone should know :)...
                    • alexisv
                      alexisvover 7 years55 stars
                      This is a good book that gives wacky information and i just love it