Time For Kids That’s Incredible! Book Review

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Time Home Entertainment sent me an advance copy of their upcoming That’s Incredible! book. The latest Time for Kids book features 208 pages, colorful graphics and photographs, and interesting facts. The hardcover book is intended for children ages eight an up. It will be released October 4, 2011. The book is priced at $19.95 (Amazon is selling it for $13.57). Bottom line: That’s Incredible! will keep your kids busy on the road and in the doctor’s waiting room.

Time for Kids That's Incredible! book (Time Home Entertainment)

That’s Incredible! is divided into 16 chapters. Here are some fun facts:

  • Size
    According to the 2000 U.S. Census, the least populous city is Tenney, Minnesota (population of six)

  • Animals and plants
    The largest cat is a liger (the offspring of a male lion and a female tiger)

  • Sports
    The longest tennis match took eleven hours and five minutes to complete

  • Food
    The Great Chocolate Wall is 36 feet long and four feet high

  • Arts
    7000 life-size terra cotta soldiers were found near the tomb of the first emperor of China

  • Earth
    The 145′ Ruby Falls (Chattanooga, Tennessee) is located more than 1000 feet below the surface

  • Space
    Our Milky Way galaxy will crash into the Andomeda galaxy in three billion years

  • Collections
    Patrick Acton built a replica of the Challenger space shuttle with 200,000 matchsticks

  • Jobs
    Krubera Cave is the deepest cave in the world and is over 7188 feet deep

  • Technology
    By pressing a lever, the bendable bike can wrap its frame around a pole

  • Human body
    People have three eyelids (the third one serves no purpose)

  • Mysteries
    For 400 years, people have reported a creature that lives in Lake Champlain

  • Constructions
    Vertical gardens shade a building in the summer and insulate the building in the winter

  • Micro worlds
    Mites are invisible creatures that live in some people’s eyelashes

  • Kids
    Kathryn Gray, at age ten, is the youngest person to discover a supernova

  • Weird but true
    Water bears can live in temperatures as cold as -459 degrees and as hot as 304 degrees

More info: That’s Incredible!

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