Why would the ghosts of two crewmen who died in a 1972 air crash in the Everglades appear to other aircrafts flying the same route? This book tells the stories of the people who believe they have met these ghosts of the airways!
More than 2,300 years ago, the Greek philosopher Plato wrote about a glorious ancient city that sank without trace beneath the waves. Ever since that time people have wondered where this lost city, Atlantis, might be and whether it actually existed. Students will thrill as they learn about the different theories of, and search efforts for, this mythical city.
A popular story tells of President Lincoln predicting his own assassination, but not knowing where or when it would take place. This intriguing new title from Crabtree examines real-life cases where dreams appear to have been predictions of events yet to happen. Scientists and believers in this phenomena explore whether we really can see into the future, or if these happenings are just coincidences.
This book takes students on a journey from the traditional practices of the Far East to modern Western medicine. Looking at the sometimes mysterious treatments and their applications, Mysterious Healing seeks explanations for the amazing healing powers that people claim to have seen and experienced.
For centuries, sailors have told tales of sea monsters and serpents that have attacked their ships. Many stories tell of giant squids with their tentacles wrapped around the trapped vessels - but what is the truth behind these tales? Are there such monstrous creatures that live in the deepest and darkest waters?
Strange objects have been reported in the skies for centuries - bright objects, moving shapes, lights traveling in formation. In 1952 alone, there were 1,500 reports of UFO sightings! This book examines the evidence and questions whether these are real UFOs.
The mind is a powerful instrument. It influences everything we do and say. We all talk about a sixth sense, or ESP. This book examines mind over matter, looking at claims that brain power alone can bend spoons, identify things without having seen them, or even read the minds of astronauts!
Is there some mysterious force of nature that has a sense of humor, causing seemingly unexplained and bizarre things to happen on Earth? Flying omelets and shoals of fish falling out of the sky may have perfectly sensible explanations, but how do we explain the way that twins separated at birth have time and again followed the same path through life? In this intriguing book, scientists use science and chaos theory to try to explain the Cosmic Joker.
Why do aircraft and ships seem to 'disappear' in the Bermuda Triangle? Since the time of Christopher Columbus there have been reports of strange sightings and vessels lost while traveling through the 'Devil's Triangle.' Are the legends make-believe, or is there something sinister waiting in the waters of the Bermuda Triangle?
Images in stone like those on Easter Island are part of our historical legacy, but were they inspired by creatures from other planets? This gripping book examines the many myths and legends about the ancient past, searching for and finding facts about fascinating sites that include Stonehenge and the lost cities of Tiahuanaco and El Dorado.
The Abominable Snowman, Bigfoot, the Wildman of China - there have always been tales of sightings of ape-like creatures in mountainous, out-of-the-way places. This volume explores the possible connections between prehistoric man and these elusive creatures of the wild.
Stories of mysterious creatures landing on Earth and living among us have been around for years. There are even people on record who have claimed to have been abducted by aliens! This volume searches for the truth, examining the stories and evidence of alien visitors.
The Stewie Scraps series is ideal for reluctant boy readers, but other children will also love the stories. Stewie Scraps doesn't do sport. He hasn't got any time for sums or things like that, but he loves designing and making things. When Stewie's Grandpa jokes, Could you get me a new pair of legs? Stewie knows exactly what his next design is doing to be. Find out how Stewie builds the Giant Joggers and why he ends up in a mass of grass, leaves and twigs in the shed!
The Stewie Scraps series is ideal for reluctant boy readers, but other children will also love the stories.. Stewie Scraps doesn't do sport. He hasn't got any time for sums or things like that, but he loves designing and making things. Stewie wonders what will happen when the Earth is overrun by mutants. We must find new planets, Sir he explains to Mr. Melling, his teacher. After school, Stewie rushes home with his prototype. We just need a few extra bits on the landing gear... and then... all systems go... tomorrow night, he tells Bugzy, his pet rat. But where will Stewie's Space Racer take him?
The Stewie Scraps series is ideal for reluctant boy readers, but other children will love the stories as well. Stewie Scraps doesn't do sport. He hasn't got any time for sums or things like that, but he loves designing and making things. Stewie's big brother Clint is always out with his friends on motorbikes. When Clint shows Stewie a beautiful, glistening red and chrome motorbike with long steering rods and long cow-horn handlebars, Stewie decides he must make one. Find out how Stewie builds his own bike and what happens on the Easy Rider's first outing.
The Stewie Scraps series is ideal for reluctant boy readers, but other children will also love the stories. Stewie Scraps doesn't do sport. He hasn't got any time for sums or things like that, but he loves designing and making things. When Stewie's new classmate Miles finds some old wooden skis at the back of JJ's yard, Stewie is inspired to create the Stewie Scraps Super Sleigh. But when he sits on the driver's seat nothing happens. Why won't it go anywhere? Where will the Christmas magic come from?