Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2013

Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2013

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By (author) Robert Ripley

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  • Publisher: Random House Books
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 235mm x 304mm x 24mm | 1,485g
  • Publication date: 11 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1847946739
  • ISBN 13: 9781847946737
  • Sales rank: 38,529

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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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ROBERT LEROY RIPLEY was an American cartoonist who created and developed the world-famous Ripley's Believe It or Not! cartoon strip in the years after the First World War. He travelled the globe in search of unusual objects and stories, and built up an extraordinary collection of everything from shrunken heads to dinosaur eggs and iron maidens. These are now exhibited in Ripley museums around the world, including one in London's Piccadilly Circus. The Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual has become an international bestseller.