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!
For the legions of dedicated Ripley's fans, and anyone else on the planet who loves the extraordinary but true, this latest annual is a feast of delights. Following hot on the heels of last year's best-selling edition, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2014 offers an entirely new compendium of bizarre facts and features, including a terrifying fire tornado in Australia, the rubber chicken that was launched into space, bees that produce blue honey, and the latest news from the European Beard and Mustache Championships! As well as the jaw-dropping images and strange but true stories are bite-size facts, fascinating black and white photos from the Ripley archive, submissions from Ripley fans around the world - and the opportunity to explore the amazing world of Ripley in 3D via a free app.
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 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!
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.
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
A 96-page anthology of some of the most astonishing oddities in the Ripley's Believe It or Not! collection, written and illustrated by an equally mind-blowing mix of comic book legends and rising stars. A collection of 8-page stories and fun facts in the inimitable Ripley style! You'll have to see it to believe it!
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!