Missouri Weird and Wonderful is a fast-paced, fact-filled collection of the most fascinating parts of life in our state, with a kid’s-eye point of view. Learn the many wild nicknames of our famous native amphibian, get an appreciation for how radical Scott Joplin’s ragtime music was in the early 1900s, and discover the entire branch of medicine that was born here.
Sports, history, wildlife, food, inventions, architecture, natural wonders, and just plain fun come to vibrant life in these richly illustrated, full-color pages.
Author Amanda E. Doyle and illustrator Dan Zettwoch scoured the state, from border to border, to find these nuggets for curious kids of all ages. Find out how much MO you know!