By Anna Claybourne
The revolting and interesting ebook is packed to the brim with disgusting, gross, and repulsive issues absolute to entice readers of every age. The content material is split right into a diversity of different types, from offensive animals, vegetation, and different creatures to meals, innovations, and naturally, a variety of revolting human physique bits similar to snot, scabs, and earwax. every one web page has a Yuck issue ranking and outline, besides photographs and illustrations. Sidebars contain additional gross information and tips.
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100 Most Disgusting Things on the Planet by Anna Claybourne