Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird! is NOW ON SALE

Hair-raising photos, incredible stories and mind-blowing facts that
only Ripley’s Believe It or Not! can deliver

ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#UnlockTheWeird–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 new book in the
bestselling series from Ripley Publishing is NOW ON SALE!

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!

Here are some of the stories that await readers when they Unlock
the Weird!

  • 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!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird! is available
through all major booksellers and makes a great holiday gift.

“From octopus wrestling to a 67 inch peacock made entirely out of neon
drinking straws, this book has some very peculiar stories that will keep
kids and adults turning the pages.” – Feathered Quill Reviews

“Profusely illustrated and thoroughly ‘reader friendly’ in tone,
commentary, organization and presentation, ‘Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!
Unlock the Weird!’ will prove to be an ideal and enduringly appreciated
addition to school and community library collections, and is
unreservedly recommended for the personal reading lists of the legions
of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! fans.” – Midwest Book Reviews

For additional information, including downloadable page spreads and
images, please visit

Imprint: Ripley Publishing
Publication date: Sept. 6,
ISBN: 978-1-60991-165-2
Pages: 256
$28.95 US / $34.95 Canada
Trim size: 9 x 11 ¾ inches


For Ripley Entertainment Inc.
Frank Wolff, 407-339-0879