"DK's latest brain-boggling book, "It Can't Be True", with more than 200 jaw-dropping visual comparisons on subjects from animals to human-body feats of engineering and outer space, is aimed at capturing young readers' attention with impossible-to-believe facts and figures. es. The book, developed with the Smithsonian Institution, provides detailed information for each of its many illustrations. While the publisher recommends the book for ages 8 to 15, I think younger children and adults will also find the book full of fascinating illustrations and facts and I recommend it for age 6 to adults."
"DK has once again created a visually stunning book filled with interesting facts for browser. Recommended."
If anything in this book doesn't quite ring true, you'd better start believing! The incredible collection of mind-blowing facts may defy belief, but they are all absolutely true.
This irresistible page-turner will keep your eyes popping and your jaws dropping from start to finish. Did you know that the Moon is the same size as Australia? And Earth could fit inside Jupiter more than 1,000 times? Can you believe the Eiffel Tower would fit inside a Sahara sand dune? Or the blue whale's heart is as big as a car and the colossal squid has eyes the size of beach balls? Not to mention in the next hour, another 8,000 people will inhabit our planet! All this and much, much more is at your fingertips in It Can't Be True.??
Wow your friends and amaze your family with hundreds of new facts in this fun-filled, picture-packed bumper book. From the tiniest microchip to our unimaginably enormous Universe, no subject is left unexplored for this groundbreaking reference title. Astounding images, inspiring visual comparisons, and informative graphics combine in one unforgettable learning experience.
Now settle down and start reading... you won't believe your eyes!
2014 International Reading Association and Children's Book Council Children's Choices List Winner