Believe it . . . or not!
One of our favorite Calvin & Hobbes cartoons has the pair philosophizing on the cause and effect of "bug barf." We like the cartoon because it reminds us of what being a child is like. Let's face it kids love gross stuff! Maybe that explains the popularity of the Ripley's Believe It Or Not comic strip; while it's filled with amazing facts, odd happenings and strange creatures, there are a lot of items that are just plain, well, yucky. That's why kids, especially boys of a certain age, will absolutely love the latest edition of Ripley's Believe It Or Not. The book is packed from cover to cover with a mind-bending assortment of weirdness, all in stomach-churning color. From the woman who grows copper on her skin to the grotesque antics of creatures great and small, Ripley's is guaranteed to evoke more "ewwws" per hour than any book you're likely to encounter. Your kids won't be able to put it down and we promise not to tell if a few parents also find themselves strangely fascinated by this collection of the odd, the repulsive and the utterly unbelievable.