Recently I received the book Ripley's Believe It or Not! Eye-Popping Oddities! The book has been known to induce actual eye-popping, jaw-dropping and head-spinning in people who stare at its pages for too long!
Eye-Popping Oddities! is the annual collection of strange-but-true stories from Ripley Publishing and features 256 pages of mind-blowing stories of animals, feats, art, pop culture, the human body and more. Readers of all ages will discover the oddest, funniest, most awe-inspiring stories on earth - worthy of returning to again and again.
There really is some strange and interesting things in this book. For example the burning tongue,
and my hubby's favorite program, all about the wild man, Nick Dodge. He is quite the character.
Then we have the
There is quite a lot in this book. My son saw it and said it looks like a very interesting book so guess what will be on his list this year.
Inside lurks a collection of unbelievable stories.
Meet the "Austrian Rock," who uses his amazing
strength to pull a 156-ton airplane!
Read about the man who built his own iron suit to stand in the center of a fireworks display.
Check out Jorge Ivan Latorre Robles, who can stretch his skin, pop out his eyes and dislocate his joints, allowing him to fold himself into a suitcase!
Get the lowdown on a goldfish that underwent brain surgery to remove a tumor.
"Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Eye-Popping Oddities" is sure to entertain children and adults alike. Superbly and profusely illustrated throughout and very highly recommended for personal, community, and school library collections." - Midwest Book Review
"Another annual from Ripley's Believe It Or Not! that delivers what it promises - a great time reading all about, well, all about all sorts of things that will make you say 'wow!'" - Feathered Quill Reviews
Eye-Popping Oddities! makes the perfect holiday gift for teens, tweens or reluctant readers.
Previous editions of the Ripley's annual have been recognized by the National Parenting Publication Awards, Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards, YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers List and the Parents' Choice Awards.
http://www.ripleys.com/ is where you can go to check out all the books this company offers. Ripley's Believe It or Not-Eye Popping Oddities is available for sale now. So if you are looking for a different kind of book for someone this year, look for this book.
I received this book in exchange for my honest review. Thank you to the sponsor.