Wow in the World: What in the Wow?!: 250 Bonkerballs Facts (Paperback)
From #1 New York Times bestselling authors Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz, hosts of the #1 kids podcast Wow in the World, comes a book bursting with 250 awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping science facts, photos, and illustrations.
- What in the wow is a “grumble” of pugs?
- Where in the wow can you sleep in a potato?
- Why in the wow is there poop on the moon?
- And how in the wow is a banana a berry?!
From skunks who do handstands to a bridge made with eggs, the world is full of wowzerful stuff! Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz, hosts of the #1 children's podcast Wow in the World, are here with 250 of the most bonkerballs facts on Earth, covering topics such as animals, architecture, inventions, food, space, dinosaurs, and more!
Filled with eye-popping photos and hilarious illustrations, this is a page-turning, jaw-dropping survey of some of the most astounding, gross, and all around weird scientific facts that will totally wow your world!
Mindy Thomas, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The How and Wow of the Human Body, has been living out her childhood radio dreams for almost two decades by creating radio and audio programs for kids. She’s the cocreator, cohost, and head writer of the award-winning Wow in the World and Two Whats?! and a Wow! podcasts. She is also a Gracie award-winning host of the Absolutely Mindy Show. Mindy believes that childhood thrives at the intersection of imagination and curiosity and finds that her best work does too. She lives in northern Virginia with her husband and two kids, and has no plans of ever growing up.
Dave Coleman is animator, illustrator and type designer who lives in the Blue Mountains of Australia with his wife and three kids. When he's not working, he enjoys making pour-over coffee, watching TV shows and movies, playing video games, and travelling to new places with his family.
GUY RAZ—author of the New York Times bestseller How I Built This and coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller The How and Wow of the Human Body and Two Whats?! and a Wow! Think & Tinker Playbook—has been called “one of the most popular podcasters in history” by the New York Times. He is the co-creator and cohost of Wow in the World and Two Whats?! and a Wow! and is the host and creator of NPR’s How I Built This podcast and Wisdom from the Top on Luminary. Previously, Guy cocreated and hosted NPR’s TED Radio Hour and The Rewind on Spotify. He’s been on the radio for more than two decades and has served as a foreign and war correspondent and as a host of All Things Considered. Guy is the father of two boys and lives in the Bay Area where he can often be seen riding his bike in red pants.
". . . Certain to broaden any young audience’s range of interests. . . .A boffo browser’s buffet tailor-made for delighted sharing." — Kirkus Reviews