Ripley's Fun Facts and Silly Stories by


Ripley's Fun Facts and Silly Stories by

This is a host of extraordinary photographs and facts about the world of animals, offering a uniquely Ripley's take on the animal kingdom. Did you know that snakes can survive for six months without eating? Have you ever seen a show-jumping rabbit? Is it true that a mouse has more bones than a human being? What does a blobfish look like? An instantly engaging, bright new book in an attractive format, Fun Facts & Silly Stories is aimed squarely at the younger Ripley reader. Large, colourful type and entertaining images educate and inform in a humorous style. Incredible facts are supplemented by explanatory stories and information throughout.

About the Author

Robert LeRoy Ripley was an American cartoonist, who created and developed the world-famous Ripley's Believe It or Not! cartoon strip in the years after the First World War. He travelled the globe in search of unusual objects and stories, and built up an extraordinary collection of everything from shrunken heads to dinosaur eggs and iron maidens. These are now exhibited in Ripley museums around the world, including one in London's Piccadilly Circus. The Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual has become an international best-seller.

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224 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

10th April 2014



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