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Be part of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Club

Penguin Random House

Are you looking for educational, entertaining activities for your class next year? Then sign them up to be part of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Club!

This year’s Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Annual is packed with extraordinary stories, mind-boggling facts and amazing photographs – from the elephant who can play baseball, to the flowers that bloomed in space, to the weasel found inside the world’s biggest computer, and much, much more!

Perfect for kids aged 7-12, Ripley’s is brilliant fun every year. To celebrate the release of the new annual in September, Penguin Random House is offering Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Packs for classes that will include:

  • Strange-but-true Ripley’s based activity sheets
  • A Believe it or Not! Quiz
  • Ripley’s colouring in sheet
  • Ideas for celebrating Ripley’s Day in your classrooms

You can register your interest by emailing with the subject line ‘Ripley’s Club’, including your school’s details and how many pupils there are in your class.

Packs will be delivered for the start of the new academic year.

Ripley’s Day

Ripley’s is perfect for Halloween. This year, why not celebrate by hosting your own Ripley’s Day and your class will be in with a chance of winning 100 Penguin books for your school library?

Ripley’s is full of weird and wonderful stories, so it’s the perfect starting point for a day or afternoon of mind-bogglingly fun!

Sign up now for your free activity packs to work on in your classrooms, and then add a little more entertainment with these suggestions…

  • Weird and wonderful fancy dress
  • Why are you weird and wonderful talent contest (who can stick their tongue out the furthest?!)
  • Story-telling, Ripley’s-style: use the sampler as a starting point for building the weirdest, most wonderful class story

Want to win 100 books for your school library? Enter this competition!

All you have to do is send photos of your Ripley’s Day to with the subject line ‘Ripley’s Day’ to be in with a chance of winning the books.

If your school has any social media accounts, please do share your photos there with #Ripleys, too! We’d love to see photos of the finished activities, your stories and your classroom.

The winner will be picked at random by 30 November and delivered before the Christmas holidays.*

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Inspiration

Check out the videos below, and click here to see even more amazing Ripley’s Believe It or Not videos:

*By entering this promotion, I consent to the use of my personal data by Penguin Books Limited for the purposes of running the promotion as detailed in the terms and conditions and confirm that I have read and understand Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy:


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