Weird but True
Here’s a very weird — but completely true! — fact…. 99% of people can’t lick their elbows — but 90% of people who read this will try!
Entertaining and brain bending facts like that, coupled with visually stunning and eye popping photos and graphics, are the reason why the 35+ titles in the National Geographic Kids Weird But True! book franchise are considered the gold standard in educational, entertaining books for kids.
National Geographic Kids Weird But True Books
With over 5 million copies sold, published in over 15 different languages, and featuring a broad range of topics from science to food to pop culture, Weird But True! books nab kids’ attention and get them reading. All of these books are geared towards children ages 8-12, but they’re enjoyable for kids and their parents too!
Weird But True! 10
Weird But True! 10 is the latest release in the main series and books 1-9 have been refreshed and expanded to include 50 MORE facts than the original releases (that’s 350 facts per book if you are counting!)!
Did you know that ears are self-cleaning, or that itching is contagious? It’s all totally weird … but true! Each of the ten books of this main series contains 350 surprising and amazing facts about topics like science, space, weather, geography, food, pop culture, and just about everything else under the sun, presented with fascinating photos and illustrations.
Weird But True! Know it All Greek Mythology
The newest in the WBT book family, WBT Know-It-All focuses on a specific topics structured into profiles. Know-It-All Greek Mythology includes everything kids need to know about all their favorite Greek gods, heroes, monsters, quests, muses, and famous philosophers.
From who gave mankind fire to famous fatal flaws to who stood guard at the Underworld, this book includes all the iconic Greek myths and key characters — and then goes one wonderfully weird step beyond.
Weird But True! Cool and Crazy Sticker Doodle Book
Get ready for even more DO-IT-YOURSELF weirdness in the latest Sticker Doodle title. With each turn of the page kids learn new information and get to try new wacky activities, from doodling prompts to crosswords, mazes to picture puzzles. This book unleashes kids’ creativity in a uniquely Nat Geo Kids way. Discover amazing weird facts and then doodle, draw, or color away right on the page.
Did you know that some American soldiers once rode camels instead of horses? Draw some other unexpected animal mounts! Did you know that some ice-cream trucks serve scoops just for dogs? Create some other gourmet masterpieces for your canine companion. Enhance your wacky masterpieces with 150 fun stickers included in the book. Let your kids’ creativity run wild for hours on end in this perfect boredom-buster for rainy days, car rides, or any time.
Weird But True! Christmas
A bit different than the main Weird But True! series, this title is focused on one theme — spreading holiday cheer with festive far-out facts about Christmas! This makes a terrific stocking stuffer.
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