Ripley's Completely Awesome! by Robert Le Roy Ripley
  

Ripley's Completely Awesome!

Written by Robert Le Roy Ripley
Illustrated by

RRP £14.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Ripley's Completely Awesome! by Robert Le Roy Ripley

Packed full of fascinating facts and strange tales of the utterly unbelievable, Completely Awesome! celebrates everything that is incredible and true about the world around us. Illustrated throughout with over 300 colour photographs, and bristling with some 1,200 facts, this is a must-have for any child intrigued by the weirder aspects of our planet and its inhabitants.

About the Author

Robert Leroy Ripley was the man behind the Ripley brand - a journalist, radio presenter and cartoonist, who was fascinated by the oddities of everyday life. He was also passionate about travel and by 1940, at the age of 40, he had visited 201 countries. Combining these two interests he developed his own radio show - broadcast all over the world, even from underwater and snake pits, and also produced many cartoons, books, TV shows and film shorts. He was voted the most popular man in America in 1936 and his brand continued to develop even after his death in 1949. It is now enjoying a huge resurgence through the advent of the internet and through publication of Ripley's Believe It Or Not.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
384 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Robert Le Roy Ripley
More books by Robert Le Roy Ripley

Publisher

Arrow (Young) an imprint of Cornerstone

Publication date

19th June 2014

ISBN

9780099568223


I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools