Who Was Robert Ripley? (Who Was?) (Paperback)

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By Kirsten Anderson, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
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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!

About the Author


Kirsten Anderson is a freelance writer and actress who lives in New York City with her charming Pomeranian, Sunflower.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780448482989
ISBN-10: 0448482983
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: February 5th, 2015
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Who Was?

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