Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Eye-Popping Oddities! is NOW ON SALE

New Ripley’s book highlights the strangest stories, amazing
achievements and freakiest facts from around the world

ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Readers beware: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Eye-Popping Oddities! is
now on sale. The book has been known to
induce actual eye-popping, jaw-dropping and head-spinning in people who
stare at its pages for too long!

is the annual collection of strange-but-true
stories from Ripley Publishing and features 256 pages of mind-blowing
stories of animals, feats, art, pop culture, the human body and more.
Readers of all ages will discover the oddest, funniest, most
awe-inspiring stories on earth – worthy of returning to again and again.

The book is available through all major booksellers. The book will be
easy to find – just look for the five 3D eyeballs on the cover (they’ll
be looking for you.) Inside lurks a collection of unbelievable stories.

  • Meet the “Austrian Rock,” who uses his amazing strength to pull a
    156-ton airplane!
  • Read about the man who built his own iron suit to stand in the center
    of a fireworks display.
  • Check out Jorge Ivan Latorre Robles, who can stretch his skin, pop out
    his eyes and dislocate his joints, allowing him to fold himself into a
  • Get the lowdown on a goldfish that underwent brain surgery to remove a

“Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Eye-Popping Oddities” is sure to
entertain children and adults alike. Superbly and profusely illustrated
throughout and very highly recommended for personal, community, and
school library collections.”
– Midwest Book Review

“Another annual from Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! that delivers what
it promises – a great time reading all about, well, all about all sorts
of things that will make you say ‘wow!’”
– Feathered Quill Reviews

Eye-Popping Oddities! makes the perfect holiday gift for teens,
tweens or reluctant readers.

Previous editions of the Ripley’s annual have been recognized by the
National Parenting Publication Awards, Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards,
YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers List and the Parents’
Choice Awards.

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

Imprint: Ripley Publishing
Publication date: Sept. 8,
ISBN: 978-1-60991-136-2
Pages: 256
$28.95 US / $32.95 Canada
Trim size: 9 x 11 ¾ inches


For Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
Frank Wolff, 407-339-0879 office,
407-637-6000 cell