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
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.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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!
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!
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.
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.