December 19th Special Days - Featuring 21+ Ripley's Believe It or Not! Freebies!

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Image: Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Mind Blown (17) (ANNUAL) | Hardcover – Illustrated: 256 pages | by Ripley's Believe It Or Not! (Compiler). Publisher: Ripley Publishing; Annual edition (September 29, 2020)
Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Mind Blown
December 19th is... Believe It or Not Day (1918), National Hard Candy Day, Holly Day, Look for an Evergreen Day, A Christmas Carol Day, National Emo Day, Can't Get Up Day (1985), Opiconsivia, Opalia, Chocolate Pizza Day, National Oatmeal Muffin Day, Miss America Pageant, Space Milestone: First Radio Broadcast from Space (1958), Goa Liberation Day (India), St. Adam's Day, St. William of Fenoli's Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 100 Years, by Ripley's Believe It Or Not! (Compiler). Publisher: Ripley Publishing (November 13, 2018)
Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Believe It or Not Day (1918)
-- On a slow day in December 1918, while working as a sports cartoonist for the New York Globe, Ripley created his first collection of odd facts and feats. The sketches, based on unusual athletic achievements, were initially entitled Champs and Chumps, but after much deliberation, Ripley changed the title to Believe It or Not! The cartoon was an enormous instant success. The rest is history and the phrase Believe It or Not! is used by just about everyone - just about every day.

Read: Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 100 Years
-- From its inception in 1918 and the days of Robert Ripley's travels and broadcasts to the creation of the first BION and the company's proud publishing history through the years after Ripley's death to the incredible collections and the expansion into a world-class attractions company, fans, and friends of the brand will be inspired, awed, and amazed. This book is a spectacular artifact of an American icon people will want to make a part of their own collection and enjoy again and again.

Image: Ripley: Believe It or Not Video | LeRoy Robert Ripley rose to fame during the Great Depression, transforming himself into an entertainer who mesmerized the nation with his razzle-dazzle blend of homespun Americana and freakish oddities
Ripley: Believe It or Not!
Ripley: Believe It or Not
-- LeRoy Robert Ripley rose to fame during the Great Depression, transforming himself into an entertainer who mesmerized the nation with his razzle-dazzle blend of homespun Americana and freakish oddities. This is the story of the man who popularized the iconic phrase, and proof of why we still can't resist his challenge to Believe it -- or not!

Image: Ripley's Believe It or Not! The Cartoons 02: Longest Running Cartoon Ever | Kindle Edition | Print length: 156 pages | by Ripley's Believe It Or Not! (Author). Publisher: Ripley Publishing (April 10, 2012)
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
The Cartoons
Ripley's Believe It or Not! The Cartoons 02
-- The Ripley’s Believe It or Not! cartoon is the longest-running cartoon strip in the world. It has been published since 1918 when Robert Ripley himself was the cartoonist. By 1933, the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Cartoon was read daily by millions of people in 17 languages across 300 publications around the world. Selections from this rich treasure trove of unbelievable stories make up this compilation of cartoon ebooks, each guaranteed to astound, amuse and entertain.

🦍 Ripley's Believe It or Not Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Ripley's Weird Minute | by Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Ripley's Weird Minute

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Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🦍 Do you Believe It or Not?! | Creative Date Idea

🦍 Ripley's Scavenger Hunt on Vimeo

🦍 Ripley's Believe It or Not! - Episode Guide

🦍 Ripley's Believe It or Not! Facebook page

🦍 Non-Fiction Radio Programs - Ripley's Believe it or Not

🦍 Crazy Art - Ripley's Believe It or Not!

🦍 Today on Ripley's Believe It or Not - Comics by John Graziano

🦍 Education Packet - Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium

🦍 The Strangest Stories Online | Ripley's Weird News

🦍 Ripley's Daily Fun Facts and Cartoons

🦍 Ripley's Video Archive | From Their Popular TV Show

🦍 Be A Part Of The Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Club

🦍 Ripley's Weird Minute by Ripley's Believe It or Not! on Apple Podcasts

🦍 Ripley's Believe It or Not! Vimeo videos





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