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Who was Robert Ripley? / By Kirsten Anderson ; illustrated by Tim Foley.

Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie) author. (Author). Foley, Timothy, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 18 of 20 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Aubbee Library J 921 RIP (Text) 33187003836448 Juvenile Nonfiction - A Available -
Culver Elementary School 921 RIP (Text) 72456000204626 900 Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville JB Rip (Text) 32604030006028 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main JB RIP (Text) 840191002225502 Children's Biographies - Lower Level Available -
Fulton Library J 921 RIP (Text) 33187003836455 Juvenile Nonfiction - F Reshelving -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch j B RIPLEY ANDERSON (Text) 33946002997570 Popular Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Checked out 11/07/2016
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison JUV 031.092 AND (Text) 39391006758245 Juvenile Non-Fiction Checked out 11/04/2016
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon JUV BIO RIPLEY (Text) 30653005563150 Juvenile Biographies Available -
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville KID PEOPLE WHO RIPLEY (Text) 37516002012436 KidNF People Available -
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville KID PEOPLE WHO RIPLEY (Text) 37516002015885 KidNF People Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780448482989
  • ISBN: 0448482983
  • ISBN: 9781480665491
  • ISBN: 1480665495
  • ISBN: 9780545840583
  • ISBN: 0606365966
  • Physical Description: 104 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Who was Robert Ripley? -- Santa Rosa -- San Francisco -- New York -- 'Round te world -- Big time -- Believe it or not! -- Miles and miles and miles -- BION island fight -- Radio king -- TV star -- Timelines -- Bibliography.
Summary, etc.: "Enter a world of shrunken heads, mystic holy men, shriveled aliens, and bizarre relics in the delightfully odd tale of Robert Ripley. Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports cartoonist. He went on to chronicle global records and oddities in his weekly column, Believe It Or Not! After publishing mogul William Randolph Hearst took an interest in the column, it became a syndicated global success. Ripley spent his life traveling to more than 200 countries in search of strange objects and interesting facts. His penchant for the peculiar launched an entertainment empire, and his collection of artifacts can be seen worldwide at his famous Odditoriums. Believe It Or Not!"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ripley, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1890-1949 > Juvenile literature.
Journalists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Publishers and publishing > United States > Juvenile literatature.
Curiosities and wonders > Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General.

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