100 Most: Unexplained Mysteries on the Planet by Anna Claybourne
  

100 Most: Unexplained Mysteries on the Planet

Written by Anna Claybourne

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Think 21st century humans have explained pretty much everything there is to explain? Think again! As this book demonstrates, there’s still a huge amount of stuff we simply don’t understand. It takes 100 mind-boggling puzzles – mysterious ancient monuments, haunted castles and paranormal mysteries, scientific conundrums - and examines them rigorously, clear passages of text and attractive photographs and illustrations providing lots of information on each one. Each topic is given its own unexplained rating, from “Not quite as strange as it seems” to “Mind-bogglingly mysterious!!!” It’s the kind of book that kids will find really easy to dip into, and very hard to put down. ~ Andrea Reece

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Synopsis

100 Most: Unexplained Mysteries on the Planet by Anna Claybourne

Do you dare to discover the world's strangest creatures and uncover the weirdest facts? Then this book is for you.

Find out why the goonch is known as a man-eating catfish or who fights off killer creatures by spraying acid-filled blood from its eyes. From the depths of the sea to the frozen heights of Nepal, you'll go in search of everything from the Kraken to the Yeti and back again.

Explore the science behind the Bermuda Triangle, spontaneous combustion and telekinetic powers with bite-sized fact files and thrilling secrets revealed in photographs and vivid illustrations.

Packed with real-life hauntings, ruined civilisations, ancient monuments with mystical powers and much more. Review the evidence of rumours, hard facts and scientific tests and decide for yourself. Each entry includes bite-sized chunks of information and an 'unexplained' rating.

About the Author

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture called Where's Will.

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Paperback

Author

Anna Claybourne
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Author's Website

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Publisher

QED Publishing

Publication date

19th January 2017

ISBN

9781784937256

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