In Celebration... A special reissue of the original!
Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Facsimile of the original 1929 book. From the original 1929 promotion, Robert Ripley describes the land where rain has fallen for a million years; here he talks with you about the Ever-Standing Men and the Upside-Down Men of Benares. Sport enthusiasts will prick up their ears at the queer tales told by the man who it is said can answer more questions on sports than any other living man. All these stores, all these marvelous adventuring into the countries of the fantastically true are lavishly illustrated with a multitude of those vivid cartoons which are followed eagerly every night in the New York Evening Post and more than 100 other newspapers. You will find your old favorites-and some new puzzlers which Mr. Ripley has uncorked now for the first time. Believe It Or Not this volume contains a thousand new things under the sun!
Author: Editors of Ripley's Believe It or Not,Julie Mooney
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
It's shocking but irresistible. The fantastic and amazing World of Ripley's Believe It or Not® uncovers and relates curiosities from around the globe. Its full-color, oversized format and round trim make it a suitably remarkable package to display the bizarre findings of Robert Ripley, who traveled to 198 countries to research his famous newspaper cartoon strip. Starting with his first drawing in 1918 and the first Ripley museum in the 1930s, this book is filled with examples of human oddities, exotic artifacts, strange happenings, unusual inventions, marvels of nature, extraordinary achievements and coincidences. Readers will be amazed by the truly macabre world that Ripley captured. Hundreds of photographs show the real people and things that inspired the famous drawings. Exotic objects and human feats stretch the limits of the mind, body and imagination. Here readers will meet world champion chicken picker Buck Fulford who could catch, kill, cook and eat a chicken in less than two minutes; Alice Penfold who could lift her sister Mary on a stool using only her teeth; "Three Ball Charlie" who could put a tennis ball, golf ball and billiards ball in his mouth and still whistle; and Liu Ch'ung of China who has double pupils in each eye.
Curiosities and wonders by Mary Packard,Ripley Entertainment, Inc
Awesome! Believe It or Not!T Awesome Collection: * Awesome Animals * Bizarre Bug's * Blasts from the Past * World's Weirdest Gadgets Where else can you find kooky critters, creepy crawlers, hard-to-believe histories, and goofy gizmos? Just how much do you know about the world's wackiest facts? Find out by taking the quizzes and tricky Ripley's "Brain Busters" throughout this book. Prepare to be astounded by what you discover inside!
Juvenile Nonfiction by Guinness World Records Ltd.
Publisher: Ravensburger Buchverlag Otto Maier GmbH
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
- Mit Spannung erwartet: Guinness World Records 2019 - Neue atemberaubende Rekorde - Ideales Geschenk für Kinder ab 8 Jahren und die ganze Familie Der Bestseller unter den Rekord-Büchern ist zurück: Das Guinness Buch der Rekorde fasziniert seine Leser mit den besten neuen Rekorden und den beliebtesten Rekord-Klassikern. Die größte Sandburg, der längste Slackline-Gang über Wasser, der höchste Basketball-Wurf, der am häufigsten von Auge zu Auge gerollte Fußball, die beeindruckendsten LEGO®-Modelle, der lauteste Apfelbiss - den Ideen und Themen sind in diesem Buch keine Grenzen gesetzt. Verrückte Einfälle, unglaubliche Fakten und spektakuläres Fotomaterial bringen Kinder und Erwachsene zum Staunen, Schaudern, Gruseln und Lachen. Ein Weihnachtsgeschenk mit garantiertem Wow-Effekt! Technische Voraussetzungen: Der Titel ist optimiert für die Nutzung auf Tablet-Geräten (Kindle Fire, iPad und Android) und über die entsprechenden Apps auf dem Smartphone. Reguläre e-Ink-Reader sind für die Wiedergabe grundsätzlich ungeeignet.
Juvenile Nonfiction by Ripley Entertainment, Inc,Ripley Publishing
Join the RBI—a group of teen agents with special gifts—on a series of action-packed adventures as they travel the world! In an eerie underwater cavern, human hands reach out from the seabed searching the dark water. The RBI are sent on a watery quest to find out what lies beneath. How do mysterious happenings on the sea at night, an angry school of sharks, and zombie ghost stories link with this creepy new mission? The RBI are on a mission to search out the truth!
Anecdotes, trivia, and factual accounts--all illustrated--explore chance in money, business, health, the esoteric, science, technology, crime, nature, and show business, prophecies, omens, and coincidences, and routine risks of daily life
An encyclopedia of oddities offers a wealth of amazing stories and features showcasing unexpected and unimaginable people, places, and creatures from around the world, and is accompanied by photographs, trivia boxes, and more. 700,000 first printing.
Join the RBI—a group of teen agents with special gifts—on a series of action-packed adventures as they travel the world! A plane crash ten years ago and reports of a strange wolf boy lead the RBI to the wilds of western China and to a girl who thinks that the creature might be her long-lost brother. But the mountains and surrounding jungle are full of dangers. Can the team brave hungry tigers, snarling wolves and treacherous ravines to uncover the truth? A dangerous mission for the RBI.
Join the RBI—a group of teen agents with special gifts—on a series of action-packed adventures as they travel the world! Sightings of something strange soaring through the skies over London send the RBI on a mission to England’s capital city. Soon the team find themselves caught up in high-speed car chases, gliding high above the river Thames, and tackling a gang of jewel thieves as they try to track down the mysterious flying creature.
Ripley's is back with another compendium of mind-boggling facts that will delight anyone drawn to the weirder side of life on Earth. Read about the scariest, grossest and funniest stories from around the world, including: EEK! The huge spider that spins webs that are stronger than steel. WOW! The woman who can smash 920 roof tiles every minute - with her bare hands. YUCK! The Japanese crab that grows as much as six metres long. . . . and much, much more. Crammed with incredible photos and fascinating stories, and complete with an out-of-this-world 3D-effect cover, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2019 is the perfect Christmas gift for kids who are fascinated by the disgusting, the scary and the peculiar.
Join the RBI—a group of teen agents with special gifts—on a series of action-packed adventures as they travel the world! The Florida swamplands are home to hungry gators, wild electrical storms, and a most unusual creature. Sightings of a strange lizard-like animal reach Ripley High and the RBI are sent to investigate. During their search, the RBI agents find themselves in the middle of a high-speed airboat chase, a swarm of rats, a mysterious treasure hunt, and DUL agents in disguise. But then that’s nothing unusual when you’re a member of the RBI!
Releasing just in time for the 100th anniversary of Ripley's Believe It or Not!, A Century of Strange!, the 15th book in the bestselling series, is packed with all the unexpected stories and images you've come to expect from us. There’s simply no way to prepare yourself for this all-true, all-new collection filled with incredible facts, unbelievable stories, and mind-blowing photography. As amazing today as 100 years ago, A Century of Strange! is sure to amaze and astound children and adults alike. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! A Century of Strange! is filled with thousands of strange stories, bizarre feats, and hair-raising oddities from around the world. Discover how one barber cuts hair with fire or marvel at blue lava spewing from a volcano—it’s all weird and all true! Bursting with vibrant and eye-catching photos, as well as submissions from our dedicated readers, this book is a must-have for every Ripley’s fan.
Join the RBI—a group of teen agents with special gifts—on a series of action-packed adventures as they travel the world! The RBI team begin to link together the hidden clues that they have found on their last few missions and the results point them towards Antarctica and an ancient ice station. However, terrible blizzards, floating ice, and a man who swims with the seals make their hunt for a lost artifact anything but easy!