Ripley’s Believe It Or Not – Unlock The Weird @ripleys

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Unlock The Weird

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not – Unlock The Weird

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® Unlock the Weird! 2017 is bursting with 100% ALL NEW facts, features, and photos from around the world—all verified to be 100% TRUE! From weird feats to bizarre food, strange animals, and more, this brand-new collection of Ripley’s stories and photos includes exclusive features not found anywhere else. Filled with thousands of unbelievably strange oddities to discover, children and adults alike will find a new favorite on every page.

All true, 100% ALL NEW, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® Unlock the Weird! 2017 will amaze and astound readers from the first to the last page. Hair-raising photographs, incredible stories, and the mind-blowing facts Ripley’s is famous for promise hours of entertainment for every Ripley fan! With thousands of stories—including submissions from readers around the world—you’ll discover something new each time you read it!

Unlock The Weird

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is globally renowned as the authority on the weird, the eccentric, and the amazing. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! provides entertaining books for children of all ages which educates and informs them in a humorous style. The Ripley brand is known around the world as a trend-setting source of family friendly fun and excitement! Every day the researchers at Ripley’s are busy digging up the craziest true stories and the most unbelievable facts.

Unlock The Weird

SUCH a fun book! Unlock The Weird has something for everyone!  This edition does NOT disappoint. In a world where electronics is king, it is a nice surprise to see kids with their noses in this book!

Unlock The Weird

Amazing photography and more than 250 pages full of facts, amazing people, and incredible stories from around the world!  The front of the book is really different.  On the inside you will find page after page of great color picture of all kinds of weird things.

Unlock The Weird

Inside there are all kinds of interesting stories, like using science to get temporary night vision, spock currency, and jet men. This book is vibrant and wonderful, you will not be disappointed.  It is nice to have a boy all the grandkids can enjoy and love to read out loud or share.  A man climbing the Swiss Alps “on all fours as a goat,” using extensions that allowed him to really take the posture and other advantages that sheep have when climbing mountains. He joined a herd of goats for this climb. The eyeballs on the cover make more sense when the issue includes the story of Birdman Ted Richards, “who had his ears removed and his face and eyeballs tattooed to look like his pet parrots!”

Unlock The Weird

Read about a history of some of Robert Ripley’s achievements.  Ripley’s “big swallow” event in Orlando was a part of the Sword Swallowers Day, where 17 swords were swallowed among seven swallowers (10-11). These pages are also filled with invitations for readers to send in their ideas and projects to possibly be included in a future book, exhibit or the like, so those who are up to something weird, should look at Ripley’s website and send something in.  I found that this was filled with amazing feats, figures, crazy antics and more. As you read this you will be drawn in by the remarkable stories as well as the unique images.

You can read through it as a family and let younger children see and touch the pictures so they can learn about things that will not be taught in school.  I have visited a few of their museums and love them, if you get a chance go, it is nothing short of amazing.  I could spend hours inside.  This book can give you a look inside of the weird and learn more.


I received this book to give my honest opinion.


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  1. I had the opportunity to visit their museum. while visiting Niagara Falls, and it was really worth it. I love these types of book, and my grandson would get hours and hours of enjoyment out of it too. It is just so interesting.

  2. I never knew they had a book. This sounds so interesting. I know my family would love it. I love that it has 250 pictures. I will be checking this out soon. Thank you so much for sharing

  3. now this is some thing I my self could get in to my kid would just love this I once seen a 2 headed cat and well even other kid of odd thing and I think how I got in to wanting to see things like that well we owe it to old man reipley his self a long with p.t. barman and the whole bunch lol. this is way to cool

  4. When I was growing up it would be “cool” to reveal a fact from Ripley’s Believe it or Not. My granddaughters will love to have this. Thank you.

  5. This book sounds like it would be so interesting and so much fun to read. I have a grandson that would love reading this book.

  6. I remember there was a television show based on Ripley’s Believe It Or Not. I think this book would provide endless conversations for the entire family.

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