Weird But True! 2: 300 Outrageous Facts (Paperback)

300 Outrageous Facts

By National Geographic Kids, Jonathan Halling (Illustrator)

National Geographic Society, 9781426306884, 206pp.

Publication Date: July 27, 2010

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Description

Did you know that a great white shark can weigh as much as 15 gorillas? That meteorites the size of basketballs land on Earth about once a month? Kids will devour more than 300 wacky facts in Weird but True 2--the second installment in a lively new spin-off series from the award-winning National Geographic Kids magazine.

National Geographic Kids is the nation's largest magazine for children, with more than 1.3 million subscribers and 5 million readers. The brand is rapidly gaining traction in the book market, with the huge success of National Geographic Readers and the National Geographic Kids Almanac. Straight from the pages of the magazine's top-scoring feature, this little book is chock-full of tremendous fun. It's packed with even more of the wild-n-wacky facts, whimsical designs, and all-out reading fun that made the first Weird but True volume an early success.

This book's compact size makes it easy to handle and fun to browse. Eye-popping photos and bold, colorful graphics nab kids' attention and entice them to read. Brain-bending facts cover a broad range of topics, from science to foods to pop culture and just about everything else under the sun. Kids will have so much fun that they won't even realize they're learning.


About the Author

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, website, apps, games, toys, television series and events and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core. Jonathan Halling is an award-winning creative director at National Geographic, where he has worked for more than 20 years. A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, he has also designed many book covers, including Buzz Aldrin's No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon. To learn more, visit jonathanhallingcreative.com.
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