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Dive into a world of amazing facts that are weird but true in this eye-popping compendium of all things extraordinary.
Did you know there's a plant that eats mice? Or that you can dip your toe in a rainbow-coloured river? And if you have ever wanted to peer in to the Doorway to Hell, Strange But True is the book for you! With more than 125,000 copies sold worldwide, this wacky children's encyclopedia allows you to explore the oddities of geography, animals, plants, weather, and much more!
Whether you believe it or not, the peculiar phenomena, amazing animals, and stunning sights in this book are all real examples from the most astonishing places around the globe. From fiery tornadoes flying across the sky to huge sinkholes eating up the earth, each example is illustrated with jaw-dropping images and handy fast facts that provide scientific explanations behind the stories.
Stuffed full of not only nature's wonders, but unbelievable human creations too, Strange But True is ideal for those curious young minds who are fascinated by our weird and wonderful world.