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Holiday Gift Guide: Books – Ripley’s Download The Weird Book

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Looking for a gift for the book lover on your list? I know my daughter loves books, she loves books about animals and facts the most and that why I know she would love Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Ripley’s Download The Weird Book.

The Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Download the Weird is an all-new collection of unbelievable stories from around the world.  Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Download the Weird is sure to jump off the shelf with its brilliant contrasting colored cover, with eye-catching holographic foil and lenticular. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who is intrigued by all things weird and is guaranteed to entertain and shock every member of the family.

Download the Weird is jam-packed with an incredible array of crazy facts, stories, lists and interviews.

  • Meet the world’s oddest couple: he swallows swords, hedge trimmers and umbrella handles while she hangs upside down and lifts lead weights by her hair!
  • Learn why a California man has experienced more than 950 violent car crashes.
  • See tourists risk life and limb to get their picture taken with an 18-foot-long crocodile!

The brand new Ripley’s Believe It or Not! app allows hidden content in the book to COME ALIVE!

Here’s how it works: simply point a smart phone or advanced iPod at the special oddSCAN™ logos in the book and see that story come to life with exclusive bonus content, including videos and images. It’s a one-stop portal that will transport readers deep into the hidden world of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! like never before.

Remember to download the FREE app from iTunes when you buy the book to get even more exclusive content. Just check out this video for the book:


  1. shelly peterson on December 15, 2012 at 11:39 pm

    This sounds fun!

  2. Christine Wooldridhe on December 15, 2012 at 8:15 pm

    This is cool