Unlock the Weird

ORLANDO, FL (September 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 newest book in the bestselling series from Ripley Publishing.

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!

Ripley's Eye-Popping Oddities Book Cover
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Here are some of the stories that await readers when they Unlock the Weird!First Look

  • 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’s Niamh Geaney, who has found multiple doppelgängers that look exactly like her!

Make this new book an exciting addition to your collection—we guarantee your family and friends will find all-new favorites on every page of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® Unlock the Weird!

Downloadable Documents

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Press Release: Unlock the Weird

Download the Unlock the Weird press release as a Microsoft Word document here.

Contact Information

The following are available for interview, as are many of the people in the book.

Edward Meyer VP, Exhibits and Archives— DOWNLOAD BIO

Media Contact

Please contact Frank Wolff
office: (407) 339-0879
cell: (407) 637-6000

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