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Weird but True! 3: 300 Outrageous Facts (Weird But True #3)

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Did you know that a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away? That an astronaut's heartbeat slows down in space? That about $50 billion of Monopoly money is printed each year? Three hundred wacky facts pop from the colorful, compact pages of Weird but True! 3, an irresistible trove of facts and fun, based on the top-scoring feature in the country's premier children's ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published June 14th 2011 by National Geographic Children's Books
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Mar 05, 2015 Liam rated it really liked it
Sep 06, 2015 Natalie rated it it was amazing
Did you know....

*That the Earth spins so fast that someone standing at the equator is traveling about 1,000 miles an hour.

*Sperm whales have the heaviest brains on the planet.

*Certain sharks walk on their fins underwater.

*Spit can freeze in midair at the North Pole.

*There are about 3,000 lightening flashes on earth every minute.

*Some people can hear their eyeballs moving.

*Large forest fires can create tornadoes made of flames.

This is one of the most fun books I've ever read. Bright, colorful and
Jul 16, 2014 Kaethe rated it really liked it
Curious facts and amusing trivia. What the book lacks in substance, it makes up for with stylish design. Yeah, it's really lightweight, but sometimes we need that. Something quick and zippy hits the spot.
Emma Rice
Sep 24, 2015 Emma Rice rated it it was amazing
I loved all of the awesome facts that were in here. I think there was one even about Shades of Death Road When I saw it I immediately jumped for joy.
Nov 12, 2014 Ryan rated it really liked it
Shelves: fun
This really did have some fascinating facts and was the perfect book to read in the library (bathroom).
Oct 02, 2015 Maddie added it
I thought that some of the weird but true pages were not true.I never knew that your foot is as long as your elbow to your wirst.A river went red every 15 years.
Kumiko Mae LovingSunshine
May 13, 2015 Kumiko Mae LovingSunshine rated it it was amazing
so much random shit. good times
Hope Mullinax
Mar 19, 2013 Hope Mullinax rated it it was amazing
Shelves: informational
From the National Geographic Society, this is third of a series of books containing weird and quirky facts. It is an easy read for the reluctant reader. Kids love the unusual and quick information found within each page and are eager to recite the information in later conversations.
Jennifer Woodford
Jun 25, 2012 Jennifer Woodford rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Wacky facts, fascinating information, and lively art combine in this easy-to-browse book that is sure to give young readers hours of fun, including us adults that are young at heart!
Sep 19, 2011 Stewazac0 rated it it was amazing
It has a lot of weird but true facts. I really like this book because it has lots of topics not just one or two. You should really should try to read this weird but true book!!!
Hadi Wijaya
Aug 04, 2011 Hadi Wijaya rated it it was amazing
I like this book just like other series I read. Unuseful fact but interesting, moreover in this book you can see the picture so you can have clearer view of the facts.
Mimi Ambroise
Oct 26, 2013 Mimi Ambroise rated it it was amazing
There were a lot of facts in this book. Interesting ones, and fun ones. If you would like to learn more about the world but in a fun way I recommend this book for you.
Apr 14, 2013 Savannah rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fun-books
Weird but true 3 gives you amazing new facts that you have never known before. But now with the book weird but true 3,you can learn a lot more than you did before!
Holly Thompson
Jun 22, 2012 Holly Thompson rated it liked it
Shelves: 4th-grade, 3rd-grade
So I skimmed it, but the facts are pretty fun. Did you know that Honeybees have hair on their eyeballs?
Saru (Queen of Bookland)
Jun 14, 2012 Saru (Queen of Bookland) rated it it was amazing
Hahaha found some...interesting stuff in this book...
Oct 27, 2012 Hillary rated it it was amazing
My son and I LOVE reading these books together!
Elizabeth Conway(Bieber Feaver)
This book is a real page turner!!
Aug 23, 2013 Carly added it
love it!!!
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