National Geographic Kids Ultimate Weird But True Book Review

Did you know that a great white shark can weigh as much as 15 gorillas, that it can really rain frogs, or that some people can hear their eyeballs moving? Ultimate Weird But True is packed with wacky facts and snack-size stories that prove truth really is stranger than fiction. With a bold, colorful design and a heavy dose of visual humor, this book will give kids a winning combination of smarts and fun. This large-format hardcover boasts 1,000 cool facts, 500 photos, CGI-style illustrations, funny infographics, and the bold design that only National Geographic Kids can deliver.

200 themed spreads feature incredible animal antics, wacky inventions, freaky weather phenomena, stupid human tricks, nature’s most bizarre creations, and much more! “Ultimate Secrets Revealed” features explain how the most mind-boggling facts are possible.

Ultimate Weird But True is the next installment in National Geographic Kids Weird But True franchise, which started as a popular feature in National Geographic Kids—the nation’s top-selling children’s magazine—and then grew into the blockbuster Weird But True paperback series. Now Ultimate Weird But True gives kids a super-sized hardcover book that they’ll pore over for months and return to for years to come.

Check out the Weird But True App — rated 5 stars!:

Test your knowledge along with the kids and take the Quiz Your Noodle with the Ultimate Weird But True online quiz!:

We are huge National Geographic Kids book fans in my home. My daughter owns at least a half a dozen titles that can be found in her regular read shelf even at this very moment. They are known for colorful illustrations that amazingly attract our youth’s attention. Every time I present her with a new NGKids book to add to her collection, it becomes hour-long conversations on how is this possible, is this true and just plan wow after wow.

BUY IT: The National Geographic Kids Ultimate Weird But True Book makes an excellent gift idea for children ages 7 to 14. You can find it available at the National Geographic Store.

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