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Growing up I always knew what Ripley's Believe it or Not! was and I was fascinated by their museums! My mind could not get enough because everything they showed off was TRUE! In?Ripley's Believe It or Not! 100 Years you learn everything from the very beginning at Ripley's birth to how the company got started and how far the name has come in 100 years!
Ripley's Believe It or Not! is globally renowned as the authority on the weird, the eccentric, and the amazing. Ripley's Believe It or Not! provides entertaining books for children of all ages which educates and informs them in a humorous style. The Ripley brand is known around the world as a trend-setting source of family-friendly fun and excitement! Every day the researchers at Ripley's are busy digging up the craziest true stories and the most unbelievable facts.
From its inception in 1918 and the days of Robert Ripley's travels and broadcasts to the creation of the first BION and the company's proud publishing history through the years after Ripley's death to the incredible collections and the expansion into a world-class attractions company, fans and friends of the brand will be inspired, awed, and amazed. This book is a spectacular artifact of an American icon that people will want to make a part of their own collection and enjoy again and again.
This book is HUGE and has 256 pages that are full of information including photographs that will make you want to look through the book over and over again. I can easily spend hours just browsing the pages and on every spread is some information that I did not know and is in fact interesting to read. Believe it or not is a saying that is still used today and it all started with one man...Robert Ripley. This book takes you through the company's 100 years which is no easy feat for a company to continue to grow with the changes in the world. This is a book both kids and adults will want to pick up and read time after time and would make a most excellent gift this holiday season!