Auckland Libraries: Weird, wild and wonderful

Weird, wild and wonderful

Whether you want weird, wild or wonderful these holidays or a combination of all three, this book list should have something fun for children of all ages.

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What if you had animal ears!?

Sandra Markle

Book

What would you look like if you had elephant ears, and would you be able to fly like Dumbo? Learn about animal ears and your own. Or check out the feet, hair, nose or teeth, which are other books in the series.

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Andrew Zimmern's field guide to exceptionally weird, wild, & wonderful foods...

Andrew Zimmern

Book

You may need a strong stomach for this book as Andrew is prepared to try any food, however bizarre, at least once. Are you as brave?

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Weird & wild animal facts

Jessica Loy

Book

These may be well-known animals but they all have something special and unusual about them. Find out what in this book.

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What's weird on Earth.

Book

Warped world maps full of unique and weird data. Check this book out over the holidays and then surprise your friends (and teachers) with some unusual facts.

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Sir Tony Robinson's weird world of wonders. Joke book

Tony Robinson

Book

Tony Robinson combines jokes and humour with history to create a fun book which will have everyone laughing (or groaning).

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Weird but true!

Book

National Geographic does a huge range of fun books that teach you something along the way. In this case, real life is much stranger than fiction.

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365 weird & wonderful science experiments

Elizabeth Snoke Harris

Book

A science experiment for everyone and every day in this book, which includes all the information you need to discover for yourself how stuff works.

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Weird but true! 2019

Book

The 2019 almanac from National Geographic’s magazine series combines wacky trivia and wonders from around the globe.

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Weird & wacky inventions

Jim Murphy

Book

Have you ever had an idea for an invention? Here are some of the strangest from the last 200 years. Not all of them worked...

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