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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird!
is NOW ON SALE

Hair-raising photos, incredible stories and mind-blowing
facts that only Ripley’s Believe It or Not! can deliver

ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 6, 2016) - The key to getting teens, tweens and reluctant readers to devour a book may be to hand them a copy of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird! The new book in the bestselling series from Ripley Publishing is NOW ON SALE!

The book is a mind-blowing collection of fantastic, fun and even freaky stories from around the world. Sections include Animals, Pop Culture, Feats, Art, Food and Beyond Belief. What they all have in common is that they’re all true and handpicked by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! – the authority on all things unusual and incredible!

Here are some of the stories that await readers when they Unlock the Weird!

  • Read about one man’s attempt to take a break from reality, spending three days climbing the Swiss Alps on all fours as a goat!
  • Soar on jetpacks above the deserts of Dubai with breathtaking aerial imagery.
  • Meet Birdman Ted Richards who had his ears removed and his face and eyeballs tattooed to look like his pet parrots!
  • Savor the flavor of sheep dung spitting, an Irish event that is just as unappetizing as it sounds!
  • See double with Twin Strangers’ Niamh Geaney, who has found multiple doppelgängers that look exactly like her!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird! is available through all
major booksellers and makes a great holiday gift.

“From octopus wrestling to a 67 inch peacock made entirely out of neon drinking straws, this book has some very peculiar stories that will keep kids and adults turning the pages.” - Feathered Quill Reviews

“Profusely illustrated and thoroughly 'reader friendly' in tone, commentary, organization and presentation, "Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Unlock the Weird!" will prove to be an ideal and enduringly appreciated addition to school and community library collections, and is unreservedly recommended for the personal reading lists of the legions of Ripley's Believe It Or Not! fans.” – Midwest Book Reviews

 

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