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Author Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie)
Title Who was Robert Ripley? / by Kirsten Anderson ; illustrated by Tim Foley.
Pub Info New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 2015.
book jacket
 Bourne-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY Ripley     AVAILABLE
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 RIPLEY     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Rip     AVAILABLE
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J EARLY CHAPTER 921 Ripley     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Ripley     AVAILABLE
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J BIOGRAPHY RIPLEY     AVAILABLE
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J B RIP     AVAILABLE
Descript 104 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Who was . . . ?
Who was--?
Audience 850L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.5 1 1 172019
Summary "Enter a world of shrunken heads, mystic holy men, shriveled aliens, and bizarre relics in the delightfully odd tale of Robert Ripley. Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports cartoonist. He went on to chronicle global records and oddities in his weekly column, Believe It Or Not! After publishing mogul William Randolph Hearst took an interest in the column, it became a syndicated global success. Ripley spent his life traveling to more than 200 countries in search of strange objects and interesting facts. His penchant for the peculiar launched an entertainment empire, and his collection of artifacts can be seen worldwide at his famous Odditoriums. Believe It Or Not!"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 104).
Subject Ripley, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1890-1949 -- Juvenile literature.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Foley, Tim, 1962- illustrator.
ISBN 9780448482989 (paperback)
0448482983 (paperback)
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