Ripley's Completely Awesome! by Robert Le Roy Ripley
  

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.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
384 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Robert Le Roy Ripley
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Publisher

Arrow (Young) an imprint of Cornerstone

Publication date

19th June 2014

ISBN

9780099568223


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