Cover image for Awesome 8 epic / Julie Beer & Michelle Harris.
Awesome 8 epic / Julie Beer & Michelle Harris.
Title Variants:
Awesome eight epic

Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Kids, [2018]
Physical Description:
111 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
These picture-packed Top 8 lists are absolutely epic! From ancient mysteries to high-altitude adventures, Awesome 8 epic features the speediest, funkiest, strangest, and most fantastical and colorful topics ever. Take a seat in the worlds largest rocking chair, gaze into the most astonishing eyes of a gecko, chow down on the world's most unusual burger, or see what it's like to swim in the most spectacular Aitutaki Lagoon in the Cook Islands. Explore all these things and more in this visual list book that shows off the eight coolest things in dozens of stunning and sensational categories. Each list features the who, what, and where of amazing attractions, strange spectacles, and famous features, including fun facts, insider info, and so much more. Not everyone can travel the world-- but that's no reason you can't see all it has to offer!
Audience/Reading Level:
Ages 8-12.

Grades 4-6.
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590.22 BEE Book Junior Collection

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Want to know the who/what/where of the coolest stuff on the planet? Count down with us in this fun picture list book, featuring the 8 most awesome things in over 50 fun categories.

Stunning photographs illustrate the countdowns that include such engaging topics as Most Ancient Mysteries, Amazing Mazes to Get Lost In, Seriously Cool Space Sensations, Most Mighty Miniatures, Funkiest Food Mash-ups, Most Fabulous Fairy Tale Fashion Pieces, Most Clever Creatures, Highest Altitude Adventures, and so much more. Text light, but content rich, this book is so graphically eye-catching, and, you know, totally awesome, it will spark kids' curiosity and inspire them to explore the world.

Author Notes

Julie Beer is a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She's a longstanding researcher for National Geographic magazines and a regular contributor to NG books, including the NG Kids Encyclopedia of the United States and the Weird But True series.