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Emily Krieger - book author

Emily Krieger is the author of books: National Geographic Kids Myths Busted!: Just When You Thought You Knew What You Knew..., National Geographic Kids Myths Busted! 2: Just When You Thought You Knew What You Knew . . ., Myths Busted! 3: Just When You Thought You Knew What You Knew, Real or Fake?: Fibs, Facts, and Photos to Test Your Truth-o-Meter, Real or Fake? 2: More Far-Out Fibs, Fishy Facts, and Phony Photos to Test for the Truth, Real or Fake? 3, Animal Smackdown: Surprising Animal Matchups with Surprising Results, Funny Fill-in: My Space Adventure, National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Ancient Egypt Adventure, National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Dinosaur Adventure

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Winner of the Children's Choice Book of the Year Award for grades 5-6

Did you know fortune cookies aren't even found in China? Or that alligators don't actually live in the sewers of New York City? Want to prove it to your friends? This book gives kids the tools to break and bust wild and wacky myths from around the world. These myths reveal a broad range of historical and scientific truths that keep kids learning while interacting with their favorite fictional "facts."

Chock full of colorful photographs and funny text, this book includes hundreds of fascinating facts and interesting tidbits that prove you can't believe everything you're told. Each busted myth also features an explanation of where it originated, which uncovers often surprising historical significance. So next time someone tells you that the average person accidentally ingests 8 spiders each year--don't tell them that if they believe that they are as dumb as an ox--because oxen are actually quite smart.
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This is the book that will put to rest rumors, misconceptions, superstitions, and flat out lies that you hear everyday--also known as the book your mom never wanted you to see. Want to make that face for hours? Go ahead, it'll never freeze like that. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet and go swimming immediately after? A-ok. Have your dog eat off the same plate as you because his mouth is cleaner than yours? Better think twice on that one.
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This is the book that will put to rest even more rumors, misconceptions, superstitions, and flat out lies that you hear every day—also known as the book your mom never wanted you to see. Think boys are better at math? Don't bet on it. Think an apple-a-day keeps the doctor away? Better buy some oranges too. Think you evolved from a chimp? You might want to check your sources on that. Be in the know on all kinds of amazing subjects!


From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Can you tell the truth from a tall tale? Spot a phony photo a mile away? Figure out a fib in five second flat? Then Real or Fake? is the book for you! Put your amateur detective skills to work in this fun and wacky book and see if the truth triumphs as you encounter suspicious stories, fishy facts, lying lists, and more. You'll even play interactive games that will leave you second-guessing everything you've ever read. Complete with awesome photos and hilarious collage art, this is one book that you have to read to believe . . . or disbelieve.
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Can you detect a hoax from the real deal? See right through photo trickery? Spot the phony logic in a story in seconds? Put your sleuthing skills to work in this fun book! See if you can find the truth behind bizarre stories, faulty facts, iffy lists, news headlines, and more.

Does the world's largest mushroom (a humongous fungus!) really cover a space the size of 1,665 football fields? Did people really once pay a "knocker-up" to bang on their window each morning as an early version of the alarm clock? Check the Fib-o-Meter to find out! Complete with incredible photos and quirky collage art, this is another Nat Geo Kids book you have to read to believe...or disbelieve!
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Can you spot the truth from a lie? Kids can test their sleuth skills in this gut-bustingly funny follow-up title in the exciting Real or Fake series.

Can you detect a hoax from the real deal? See right through photo trickery? Spot the phony logic in a story in seconds? Put your sleuthing skills to work in this riotously fun book! See if you can find the truth behind bizarre stories, faulty facts, iffy lists, news headlines, and more. Check the Fib-o-Meter to find out! Complete with incredible photos and quirky collage art, this is another Nat Geo Kids book you have to read to believe...or disbelieve!
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With big-time sports style and drama, this fun book brings epic animal matchups to life, pitting awesome contenders against each other in all kinds of crazy competitions!

Enter the ring to witness an epic battle of brawn between an ant and an elephant! A chimp vs. a crow in a showdown of wits! An emporer penguin vs. a pygmy mamoset in a contest for cutest creature! Some of the victors might surprise you and all of these animals will amaze you! Stats, fun facts, photos, and in-depth profiles about each contender will help you pick winners for more than a dozen mighty matchups. A March Madness-style bracket at the end of the book allows readers to choose the ultimate champion! Perfect for sports fans and animal crazy kids ready to go to the mat for their favorite species. Animal Smackdown is the next best thing to actually seeing these animals go head-to-head!

National Geographic Kids brings its signature top-notch nonfiction content and beautiful full-color photography to this superfun new series for kids.
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Here's a hilarious activity that kids are guaranteed to enjoy alone or with friends. Why? Because it's based on the wildly popular National Geographic Kids magazine department "Funny Fill-In," a long-running hit. This fun, interactive book challenges kids to think about words in creative ways, and to write their own wild and wacky stories.
 
Hop on board your brand new space ship. You've been selected by world leaders to explore strange new worlds, meet new alien beings, and even taste some of their food. What happens next is up to YOU! Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring...YOU! Combining National Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to alien beings from across the universe, and invites you to enter their worlds imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.
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An ancient Egyptian goddess has transported you back to ancient Egypt! What happens next is up to YOU! Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring...YOU! Combining National Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to this amazing ancient civilization, and invites you to enter a new world imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.
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You've just been transported back in time - to the land of the dinosaurs! What happens next is up to YOU! Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring...YOU! Combining National Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to dinosaurs from the past, and invites you to enter their world imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.