Thursday, October 13, 2016

Ripley's Believe It Or Not - Unlock the Weird

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird! is NOW ON SALE 
Hair-raising photos, incredible stories and mind-blowing
facts that only Ripley's Believe It or Not! can deliver

The key to getting teens, tweens and reluctant readers to devour a book may be to hand them a copy of Ripley's Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird! The new book in the bestselling series from Ripley Publishing is NOW ON SALE!
The book is a mind-blowing collection of fantastic, fun and even freaky stories from around the world. Sections include Animals, Pop Culture, Feats, Art, Food and Beyond Belief. What they all have in common is that they're all true and handpicked by Ripley's Believe It or Not! - the authority on all things unusual and incredible!
Here are some of the stories that await readers when they Unlock the Weird!
  • Read about one man's attempt to take a break from reality, spending three days climbing the Swiss Alps on all fours as a goat!
  • Soar on jetpacks above the deserts of Dubai with breathtaking aerial imagery.
  • Meet Birdman Ted Richards who had his ears removed and his face and eyeballs tattooed to look like his pet parrots!
  • Savor the flavor of sheep dung spitting, an Irish event that is just as unappetizing as it sounds!
  • See double with Twin Strangers' Niamh Geaney, who has found multiple doppelg√§ngers that look exactly like her!
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird! is available through all major booksellers and makes a great holiday gift.

    "From octopus wrestling to a 67 inch peacock made entirely out of neon drinking straws, this book has some very peculiar stories that will keep kids and adults turning the pages." - Feathered Quill Reviews

"Profusely illustrated and thoroughly 'reader friendly' in tone, commentary, organization and presentation, "Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Unlock the Weird!" will prove to be an ideal and endearingly appreciated addition to school and community library collections, and is unreservedly recommended for the personal reading lists of the legions of Ripley's Believe It Or Not! fans." - Midwest Book Reviews

The 411 by Maria:

Ripley's Believe It Or Not is one of our family's favorites books. It is full of full color photos and a ton of information you would never even know to research for online. Ripley's puts it all in one place. Like how would anyone know there is a sheep dung spitting contest? Ripley's does and has a full page to show you and tell you all about it. I have no idea how they manage to fill a large hardcover book with new information on the strange and odd every year but they do.

The layout to Ripley's is always attention grabbing. Large stand out articles in colorful boxes with easy to read information along with colorful photos and small tidbits of interesting stories from all over the globe.

I have two reluctant readers. My daughter as much as it kills me doesn't love reading but will sit with this book in  her tent for hours. In fact, she is sitting with it right now. I wish I could do read it cover to cover one day. I usually just grab it and flip pages reading here and there. It is a great book for on the go reading or to sit down and read in one sitting.

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Disclaimer: I received a complimentary product for my honest opinion.  My reviews are 100% honest and true based on my personal opinion not on a company’s description or request. I am not employed by any company I review for. No monetary compensation was received.

1 comment:

  1. very interesting,,ive never been to one of their places before


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