Time Home Entertainment Inc. and TIME For Kids Present:
That’s Strange but True!
The World's Most Astonishing Facts and Records
New York, NY, September 17, 2012 – Time Home Entertainment Inc. and the editors of TIME For Kids presents That’s Strange but True!, an offbeat and kid-appealing look at the inner workings and fascinating oddities of our world. The new book (Time Home Entertainment Inc.; $19.95) goes on sale on September 25, 2012 and will be available at www.timeforkids.com/strangebuttrue and retailers nationwide.
The 176-page book, packed with more than 150 colorful photos that bring to life the unusual world of the animal kingdom, the human body, science peculiarities and much more, encourages readers to learn more about the subjects presented and to spur kids to find examples of strange-but-true phenomena in their own communities. Written in TIME For Kids' authoritative and clear style, even the strangest entries are carefully explained and will provide readers with vital frames of reference needed to make sense of the new and unusual. The book will be devoured by young readers both at home and at school.
That’s Strange but True! is an entertaining mix of amazing facts and records about the most bizarre things our world has to offer, including:
· Bathtub races and other strange sports
· Quests for lost worlds
· Bionic pets
· Plants that play dead
· Upside-down houses
· Bodacious stunts and body feats
· Flying cars
· Cool robots
· Weird superstitions
· And even stranger (but true) stuff!
“That’s Strange but True! is a natural progression from kid favorites That’s Awesome! and That’s Incredible!” said Bob Der, Editorial Director, TIME For Kids. “The book furthers our goal of enabling kids to understand the very strange world around them and present the information in a way that is fun and educational for the whole family.”
TIME For Kids’ That’s Strange but True! is a must-have book for children ready to be amazed!