Biography: Joanne O'Sullivan is the author of 101 Places You Gotta See Before You're 12!, 101 Things You Gotta Do Before You're 12 and 101 Ways You Can Help Save the Planet Before You're 12, as well as many titles for adults including, Book of Wacky Law Stuff and Book of Superstitious Stuff for the Imagine imprint. She and her children spend many happy hours exploring the wonders of the natural world.
Also by Joanne O'Sullivan
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This is weather beyond your wildest imagination—yet it’s all true: showers of worms from the sky, watermelon snow, gory storms, and other freakish and fun phenomena! These stories are anything but ordinary, and they will leave you stunned, horrified, amazed, and sometimes even amused at the incredible things nature can do. Gathered from historic records, present-day news reports and research studies, and spanning the globe from the Sahara to the tundra to the USA, they reveal just how volatile and bizarre weather can be.
The law can be scary, the law can be lenient or cruel...and, at times, the law can just be downright, unbelievably wacky. Be assured: every statute in this entertaining and illustrated compendium is absolutely real.
In a world where so much can be explained through science and rational thought, it’s nice to know there’s always a little something that escapes logic—and that no matter how educated we are, most of us still avoid walking under a ladder and feel a sense of dread when we break a mirror. But where and how did these strange ideas begin?