Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Dare to Look!

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not

Publisher: Ripley Publishing

ISBN: 9781609910778

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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Dare to Look! is the 10th book – and best yet – in the phenomenal bestselling Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual series. It offers up the world of weird in an all-new collection of unbelievable stories from across the globe. The new Ripley's Believe It or Not! app allows hidden content in the book to come alive. Dare to Look! is the latest bestselling book in Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual series. It offers up the world of weird in an all-new collection of unbelievable stories from across the globe. The new Ripley's Believe It or Not! app allows hidden content in the book to come alive. A Parents’ Choice Winner in the FUN STUFF category, as well as winner of the 2013 USA Best Book Awards in categories of Young Adult: Non-Fiction and Best Cover Design: Non-Fiction, Dare to Look! is perfect for every household. Jam-packed with a mind-boggling selection of incredible facts, crazy stories, jaw-dropping pictures, lists and interviews, this fantastic book also comes with bonus hidden content that's accessible using our Ripley's Believe It or Not! app. Step right into the world of Ripley's and see it come alive by scanning the special oddSCAN™ logos with a smartphone to reveal exclusive videos, images and more. Organized into thematic chapters, the crazy stories are illustrated with a wealth of amazing images throughout. Published annually, with brand new extraordinary material every year, this interactive series presents the best of Ripley's Believe It or Not!
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 2011

Author: Robert LeRoy Ripley

Publisher: Ripley Publishing

ISBN: 9781847945860

Category: Curiosities and wonders

Page: 254

View: 4583

Following hot on the heels of last year's best-selling edition, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2011 offers a whole new feast of bizarre facts and features to enthrall and entertain. Be amazed at the pink dolphin, the girl no bigger than her schoolbag, and the island of lost dolls. Gasp at extraordinary true tales about vampires, the Ripley's waxwork gallery, and the feats of sword swallowers past and present. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs and two pullouts featuring astounding lifesize images, this fascinating book is a must-have for anyone who loves jaw-dropping images and unbelievable facts.
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Enter If You Dare

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Publisher: Ripley Publishing

ISBN: 9781893951631

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 1945

The all new 7th title in the successful Ripley’s Believe It or Not! annual series. A compendium of incredible bizarre facts, stories, interviews and features, this year’s book also offers access to a fully-integrated website featuring astounding clips, and two 8-page pull out gatefold sections, one featuring vampires.
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Strikingly True

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Publisher: Ripley Publishing

ISBN: 9781609910006

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 9996

The newest title in the Ripley's Annual series is a compendium of new and bizarre stories, pictures and interviews all of which are packaged nicely within a vibrant red foil and lenticular cover. For the legions of dedicated Ripley’s fans, and anyone else on the planet who loves unbelievable facts and jaw-dropping images, the latest annual in our bestselling series is a feast of delights. Be amazed at a portrait made from 200,000 dead ants, the man who traversed the English Channel by holding onto a bunch of balloons, and the single human hair featuring paintings of all 42 American presidents. A compendium of incredible and bizarre facts, stories, interviews and features, presented in a stunning new design, this book also drives readers to Ripley’s fully interactive website. There are intriguing interviews with some of the astounding individuals who are featured in the book that spotlight their achievements and reveal more about what motivates them. A dramatic eight-page gatefold sections presents Ripley’s first ever odditorium, which showcased sideshow performers and was built for the World’s Trade Fair in 1933. This features a selection of choice memorabilia including Robert Ripley’s original annotated list of performers. Informative “Ripley’s Research” boxes give the scientific explanation behind some of the most incredible tales in the book, such as how people have turned their fingers into magnets. A section on the Olympic games, past and present, highlights the wacky as well as the amazing feats that have taken place at the height of sporting achievement. Additional black and white Ripley archive photographs feature throughout the book, and miscellaneous lists are also scattered throughout. This year specially commissioned photographic features will also appear in the book.
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Reality Shock!

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Publisher: Ripley Publishing

ISBN: 9781609911096

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 3060

Reality Shock! is the 2015 edition of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! bestselling annual series. This incredible collection is loaded with unbelievable facts, amazing stories, and incredible animals. With amazing photography, zany stories and unbelievable facts and figures, this book is sure to be a favorite with adults and children alike. Reality Shock! Is filled with more of the amazing facts, unbelievable stories and extraordinary photography that makes Ripley’s Believe It or Not! so popular. Read all about the amazing things that people all over the world have done- from insane stunts to crazy traditions. Take a closer look at the extraordinary images nature produces, such as mutated animals and amazingly impossible vistas. Crystal clear photography paired with zany stories, amazing facts and figures that are undeniably true but incredibly hard to believe will make this book a must have for every household.
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Enter If You Dare

Author: Alyson Larrabee

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1611608392

Category: Fiction

Page: 287

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Anthony is so obsessed with Annabelle Blake that he would die for her. Except he's already dead. He's the ghost of the legendary Lonesome Boy but he's not lonesome anymore because now he has Annabelle. He's with her all the time. Stalking her. Waking her up in the middle of the night with his constant weeping and his ice cold wordless whispers. She needs help. Fast. Enter the mysterious new boy in town. Wyatt Silver is an amateur medium, but he doesn't just see dead people. He becomes them. Anthony takes possession of Wyatt's body and their terrifying adventure begins.
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Out of This World Edition 2018

Author: Staff Ripley's Entertainment Inc.

Publisher: Ripley's Believe It or Not!

ISBN: 9781338200270

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 9721

Presents a collection of strange facts and coincidences about animals and human beings in the world of science.
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Eccentric Tales

Author: Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Publisher: Mason Crest

ISBN: 9781422227770

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 36

View: 1615

Looks at some of the world's strangest stories, from a car enveloped in a silk coccoon to a ram stuck fifteen feet up on a telegraph wire for an hour.
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Prepare to Be Shocked!

Author: Geoff Tibballs

Publisher: Ripley Publishing

ISBN: 9781893951310

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 8728

An illustrated collection of oddities that are sure to shock the reader.
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Midwinterblood

Author: Marcus Sedgwick

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

ISBN: 1596438029

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 8937

Seven stories of passion and love separated by centuries but mysteriously intertwined—this is a tale of horror and beauty, tenderness and sacrifice. An archaeologist who unearths a mysterious artifact, an airman who finds himself far from home, a painter, a ghost, a vampire, and a Viking: the seven stories in this compelling novel all take place on the remote Scandinavian island of Blessed where a curiously powerful plant that resembles a dragon grows. What binds these stories together? What secrets lurk beneath the surface of this idyllic countryside? And what might be powerful enough to break the cycle of midwinterblood? From award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick comes a book about passion and preservation and ultimately an exploration of the bounds of love. This title has Common Core connections. A Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2013 A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2013
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Ripley Bogle

Author: Robert McLiam Wilson

Publisher: Arcade Publishing

ISBN: 9781559704243

Category: Fiction

Page: 325

View: 9332

Self-styled bum and Belfast nomad, Ripley Bogle wanders the streets of London, offering a series of imaginative ruminations on life and commentary on modern society, the people he encounters, and the world around him. By the author of Eureka Street. Tour.
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not: Utterly Crazy

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Publisher: Ripley Publishing

ISBN: 9781609910013

Category: Reference

Page: 384

View: 6400

Ripley fans the world over will love this utterly crazy book! Packed full of fascinating facts and strange tales about incredibly unbelievable but totally true stories, this new book celebrates the remarkable and the bizarre in our world today.
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Ripley's Fun Facts & Silly Stories 2

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not

Publisher: Ripley Publishing

ISBN: 9781609910822

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 3458

Following hot on the heels of the successful Fun Facts & Silly Stories comes a second fun-packed volume in this series of unbelievable facts and crazy stories for the younger Ripley reader. This instantly engaging, bright new book in an attractive square format features large, colorful type and fantastic photos that educate and inform in a humorous style. Incredible facts are supplemented by explanatory stories and information throughout.
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Extraordinary Feats

Author: Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Publisher: Mason Crest

ISBN: 9781422227794

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 34

View: 9789

Provides bizarre yet true facts on extraordinary human endeavors, including the world's strongest tongue, liquor fortified with snakes, giant gummy bears, and a history of daredevils traveling over waterfalls in barrels.
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Ripley's Special Edition 2015

Author: Ripley's Entertainment Inc.

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545698391

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 3843

Another year's worth of wild and wacky information from Ripley's Believe It or Not! 144 pages of awesomely weird information and photos. Cover includes eye-catching special effects!
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Ghost Hand

(The PSS Chronicles, Book One)

Author: Ripley Patton

Publisher: Ripley Patton

ISBN: 098849101X

Category: Fiction

Page: 386

View: 6076

Seventeen-year-old Olivia Black has a rare birth defect known as Psyche Sans Soma, or PSS. Instead of a right hand made of flesh and blood, she was born with a hand made of ethereal energy. How does Olivia handle being the girl with the ghost hand? Well, she's a little bit morbid and a whole lot snarky. Her mother thinks her obsession with death, black clothing, and the local cemetery is a bid for attention. But when Marcus, the new guy in Olivia's calculus class, stares at her like she's a freak, Olivia doesn't like it. And when her hand goes rogue, doing things she never imagined possible, Olivia finds herself running for her life with Marcus from a group of men bent on taking the power of her hand for their own nefarious purposes. Acclaimed Young Adult Paranormal Thriller Series, The PSS Chronicles, and this first book is FREE. What have you got to lose by grabbing this FREEBIE? Ghost Hand was a 2013 Cybil Award Nominee and a 2013 semi-finalist for The Kindle Book Review Best Indie Book Awards. Ghost Hold, book two of the series, and Ghost Heart, book three of the series are now available on Google Play.
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A Duke in Shining Armor

Difficult Dukes

Author: Loretta Chase

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 006245739X

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 9355

Not all dukes are created equal. Most are upstanding members of Society. And then there’s the trio known as Their Dis-Graces. Hugh Philemon Ancaster, seventh Duke of Ripley, will never win prizes for virtue. But even he draws the line at running off with his best friend’s bride. All he’s trying to do is recapture the slightly inebriated Lady Olympia Hightower and return her to her intended bridegroom. For reasons that elude her, bookish, bespectacled Olympia is supposed to marry a gorgeous rake of a duke. The ton is flabbergasted. Her family’s ecstatic. And Olympia? She’s climbing out of a window, bent on a getaway. But tall, dark, and exasperating Ripley is hot on her trail, determined to bring her back to his friend. For once, the world-famous hellion is trying to do the honorable thing. So why does Olympia have to make it so deliciously difficult for him . . . ?
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 2013

Author: Robert Ripley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781847946737

Category: Curiosities and wonders

Page: 256

View: 4661

For the legions of dedicated Ripley's fans, and anyone else on the planet who loves the unbelievable, the latest annual in the bestselling series is a feast of delights. Following hot on the heels of last year's best-selling edition, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2013 offers an entirely new compendium of bizarre facts and features, including the largest crocodile ever captured, the village in China where three million snakes are bred each year, and the national sport that uses a headless goat as a ball! As well as the jaw-dropping images and strange stories are intriguing interviews with some of the astounding individuals who feature in the book, informative 'Ripley's Research' boxes, mind-boggling lists, fascinating black and white photos from the Ripley archive, submissions from Ripley fans around the world - and a brand new Ripley's Weird Records feature.
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The Grapes of Wrath

Author: John Steinbeck

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0670016918

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

View: 895

Depicts the hardships and suffering endured by the Joads as they journey from Oklahoma to California during the Depression.
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Ten Days in a Mad-House

Author: Nellie Bly

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1849895317

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 86

View: 1190

This is the true story of reporter Nellie Bly, who pretends to be insane, and manages to get herself committed into an insane asylum in the USA. This revised second digital edition is a fascinating account, specially formatted for today's e-readers by Andrews UK.
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