Think you know the Big Apple? Think again! Did you know that 25 species of shark swim off NYC's coastline?
Or that astronauts can see the lights of Times Square from space?
And get this: In New York, Sesame Street is a real place AND there's a library where you can visit the actual stuffed animals that inspired the characters in Winnie the Pooh!
Explore 300 wacky facts and pictures from the five boroughs. You'll get a look at the city's storied past, learn about weird stuff in New York today, and even meet a couple of goats that held up traffic on the subway. The city that never sleeps truly has something for everyone--from giant pillow fights to epic Broadway musicals to pizza-loving rats.
Whether you're an NYC native, an adventure-loving tourist, an armchair traveler, or a trivia buff, this fact-packed, fun-filled book is for you! Complete your collection with other Weird But True! fan-favorites: Weird But True! Animals; Weird But True! USA; Weird But True! Dinosaurs; Ye Olde Weird But True; Weird But True! Gross; and more!
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