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Weird but True! Stupid Criminals : 150 Brainless Baddies Busted, Plus Wacky Facts (Paperback)

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Did you hear the one about the crook who broke into a vending machine and then left a trail of cheese curls all the way to his hideout? Or the burglar who left his wallet in an apartment he robbed, and actually went back to get it? Or how about the runaway criminal who got stuck in a drainpipe? Based on the successful "Stupid Criminals Busted!" column inNational GeographicKids magazine, this book is the newest extension of the blockbuster National Geographic Kids Weird But True franchise. This collection of chuckle-worthy stories about stupid criminals and the ridiculous ways they gave themselves away is illustrated with wacky collage art, and sprinkled with more than 150 weird-but-true facts about crime, including: funny laws; hilarious costumes criminals have worn while robbing banks; animal crimes and midemeanors; strange food crimes; great escapes; and more...
Did you hear the one about the crook who broke into a vending machine and then left a trail of cheese curls all the way to his hideout? Or the burglar who left his wallet in an apartment he robbed, and actually went back to get it? Or how about the runaway criminal who got stuck in a drainpipe? Based on the successful "Stupid Criminals Busted!" column in National Geographic Kids magazine, this book is the newest extension of the blockbuster National Geographic Kids Weird But True franchise. This collection of chuckle-worthy stories about stupid criminals and the ridiculous ways they gave themselves away is illustrated with wacky collage art, and sprinkled with more than 150 weird-but-true facts about crime, including: funny laws; hilarious costumes criminals have worn while robbing banks; animal crimes and midemeanors; strange food crimes; great escapes; and more...
Number of Pages: 171
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Law + Crime, Reference / General
Series Title: Weird but True
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Language: English
Street Date: March 13, 2012
TCIN: 13913597
UPC: 9781426308611
Item Number (DPCI): 248-78-5733
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Full of ridiculous errors that make my boys laugh. Too bad all bad guys aren't this dumb.
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