Did you know that Antarctica is really a desert? Ever wondered what the world's most crowded city is? Curious to learn where you can swim in lakes as pink as strawberry milkshakes? Discover these and over 100 other outrageous and surprising facts about places all around the world. Fun geography trivia plus a bold, bright design and lively photos will keep reluctant and struggling reader wanting more!
Cari Meister has written more than a hundred books for children, including the "Tiny" series (Penguin) and the "Meet the Monsters" series (Stone Arch Books). She has received many awards for her books. Most recently, "Airplane Adventure" (Stone Arch Books), was named to "Parents" magazine Best Books for 2010. Cari has been fascinated by the night sky ever since she can remember. Her love of space and stars led her to Space Camp when she was growing up. Today, Cari lives in the mountains of Colorado, with her husband, four boys, two horses and one dog.