Real or Fake?: Far-Out Fibs, Fishy Facts, and Phony Photos to Test for the Truth by Krieger, Emily

Real or Fake?: Far-Out Fibs, Fishy Facts, and Phony Photos to Test for the Truth

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Can you tell the truth from a tall tale? Spot a phony photo a mile away? Figure out a fib in five seconds flat? Put your amateur detective skills to work in this fun and wacky book. See if the truth triumphs as you encounter suspicious stories, fishy facts, lying lists, and more. You'll also learn about history's greatest hoaxes, secrets behind a good fake, internet urban legends, plus bonus information that will leave you second-guessing everything you've ever read. Complete with awesome photos and hilarious collage art, this is one book that you have to read to believe...or not

Author: Emily Krieger
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Published: 05/10/2016
Pages: 208
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 6.60h x 6.50w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9781426324055
Audience: Ages 9-12


Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2016

About the Author
Emily Krieger is a writer, an editor, and a fact-checker specializing in science and children's nonfiction. She has fact-checked the capital of Kyrgyzstan and other countries for the National Geographic Bee; amassed amazing tidbits about bugs, birds, and brains for 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!); interviewed scientists about Bigfoot and George Washington's dentures for the book Myths Busted! (named the Fifth to Sixth Grade Book of the Year in the Children's Choice Book Awards); and pondered alien and ancient life while editing Science News for Students.