The Big Book of Gross Stuff

The Big Book of Gross Stuff

Book - 2010
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From boogers, B.O., and belches to sneezes, diseases, and demon cheeses, The Big Book of Gross Stuff is chock-full of practical knowledge including a Gross Quiz (kids can see how they stack up against the rest of society) and the World's Most Disgusting Jobs (whale-feces research, anyone?).

With the turn of every page, Bart King will challenge your gag reflexes as he introduces topics, terminology and trivia about toilets, scabies, decaying bodies, and much more. The pages overflow with humor and an array of cool phrases that will have readers bending and sending, blowing soup, and gargling gravy all the way to the bathroom!

Publisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 2010
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781423607465
Characteristics: 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Miller, Russell


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Mar 10, 2018

Gross but not grotesque.

vpl_childrens Dec 08, 2015

For ages 9-12. The Big Book of Gross Stuff is exactly what it sounds like. Stuffed with the trivia, facts, and history of everything nasty, Bart King’s latest book shares all you ever wanted to know about the gross stuff that enters and exits the human body.

Jun 26, 2015

And, speaking about "gross stuff" - Do you wanna know what I think is really-really gross?.... Getting myself ready to read this book called "The Big Book of Gross Stuff", opening it at a random page and finding that page smeared with a blood-encrusted booger left there so thoughtfully by a previous reader.

Yuck to the max!!..... Now, seriously speaking, can you think of anything much grosser than that? I sure can't.

Anyway - With that grossness aside, I quite enjoyed Bart King's book of gross stuff. Even though this book of gross facts and figures was clearly aimed for an audience of readers much younger than myself, I still think that it was a worthwhile read (as I'm sure you will, too).

May 15, 2015

So, does the following saying sound at all familiar to you? - "Oooh! That's so gross!!" - Well, it should have a familiar ring to it, 'cause you've probably said it yourself more than once in the not-too-distant past.

Anyhow - Here's one thing you're sure to find out after reading Bart King's humorous, well-researched book of gross stuff - Pretty much everything about being human is (in one way or another) closely connected to being gross.

From pus, fungus & mucous, to making your own shrunken heads, to everything else under the sun, and beyond - Reading King's book of grossness could very well be one of the most revoltingly fun experiences that you've had in quite a little while.

In conclusion - Here's two wee tid-bits from Bart's grossly informative book that may help wet your whistle enough to check out this vomitous volume for yourself.

(1) Did you know that nose-picking is, indeed, universal amongst adults?

(2) Guess what "certain something" astronaut Neil Armstrong left behind on the moon (in 1969) following the planting of the American flag?


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green_dog_4209 Jun 07, 2014

green_dog_4209 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 6

May 28, 2013

DFX thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over


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