Think you know the Big Apple? Think again!

Did you know that 25 species of shark swim off NYC's coastline?

Or that astronauts can see the lights of Times Square from space?

And get this: In New York, Sesame Street is a real place AND there's a library where you can visit the actual stuffed animals that inspired the characters in Winnie the Pooh!

Explore 300 wacky facts and pictures from the five boroughs. You'll get a look at the city's storied past, learn about weird stuff in New York today, and even meet a couple of goats that held up traffic on the subway. The city that never sleeps truly has something for everyone--from giant pillow fights to epic Broadway musicals to pizza-loving rats.

Whether you're an NYC native, an adventure-loving tourist, an armchair traveler, or a trivia buff, this fact-packed, fun-filled book is for you!

Complete your collection with other Weird But True! fan-favorites: Weird But True! Animals; Weird But True! USA; Weird But True! Dinosaurs; Ye Olde Weird But True; Weird But True! Gross; and more!

For more quirky facts and interactive fun, check out The Nat Geo Kids Challenge on Amazon Alexa for over one hundred rounds of β€œWeird but True …or False!” Available now through Amazon Kids+ subscriptions.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published on September 14, 2021 by National Geographic Kids
ISBN-10: 1426372329
ISBN-13: 9781426372322
7 Book Reviews
  • artbox
    artbox9 days55 stars
    i think it is amazing.some real weird but true facts. ancient restraunt menus in a libary so cool.
    • kalim
      kalim15 days55 stars
      cool, my favorite fact is the 125 mile bookself.
      • minecrafter68
        These series weird but true are just amazing and HILARIOUS They give you information you never knew about and just makes it HILARIOUS!! National Geographic has done a STUNNING JOB at making these books there educational funny filled with jokes laughter fun facts and MORE
        • superhero12300
          superhero1230017 days55 stars
          I like this it's like a adventure but your r reading a book.
          • keyoko
            keyokoabout 2 months
            I find this stuff cool and nice
            • nitria
              nitria3 months55 stars
              These series (Weird But True) are just AMAZING and FUNNY! They give you information you never knew about and just makes it HILARIOUS!! National Geographic has done a STUNNING JOB at making these books. There educational, funny, filled with jokes, laughter, fun facts and MORE!!! Bravo National Geographic!!!!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ€―πŸ€―πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ€©πŸ€©
              • artbox
                artbox3 months55 stars
                i think it is amazing