10 of the Weirdest Books of All Time

1The Book that Identifies Birds by Their Poop

This handy field guide gives birdwatching a whole new meaning. What Bird Did That? helps identify birds by the characteristics of bird droppings on your car windshield. The droppings are fully described with notes on the bird's food, location, and the best methods for starting a collection.

2An Instructional Book on How to Turn Loose Cat Hair into Cute Crafts

Sweep up that unwanted cat hair and turn it into adorable handicrafts! In Crafting With Cat Hair: Cute Handicrafts to Make with Your Cat, tote bags, finger puppets, book covers, picture frames, and more are all covered with easy to follow crafting instructions. This book is eco and animal friendly.

3A Terrifying Children's Book about Satanic Ritual Abuse

Don't Make Me Go Back, Mommy was published in 1990, when Satanic ritual abuse cases were all the rage in the media. This book was written with the intent of allowing children to feel comfortable telling their parents about possible Satanic abuse, but instead will terrify any child with its dark and creepy imagery. Since the book's publication, both SRA and repressed memory syndrome have been thoroughly debunked.

4A Handy, How-To Guide for Indentifying Abandoned Shopping Carts

A field guide to identifying stray carts, this book comes with an elaborate classification system accompanied by photos documenting actual stray cart sightings. From the Niagara River gorge (where many a cart has been pushed to its cliffside death) to the suburbs of Anytown, U.S.A., the photos depict the diversity of the phenomenon.

5A Book that Claims Extraterrestrials were Responsible for Biblical Miracles

InThe Bible And Flying Saucers minister and UFO enthusiast Barry Downing draws a connection between biblical mythology and alien beings. The wheel of Ezekiel, the chariot that took Elijah to heaven, and many more biblical myths are described as the work of beings from another world, and not necessarily miracles of God.

6A Book that Claims the Political Party Responsible for Millions of Deaths was Also the Forefather of the Green Movement

Who knew that while they were responsible for the deaths of millions before and during World War II, the Nazis were an environmentally conscious and eco-friendly bunch? No one, and while this book attempts to establish the Nazis as forefathers of the current green movement, that's not what they'll be remembered for.

7An Encylocpedia to an Alternate World with Indecipherable Text

First published in 1981, the Codex Seraphinianus by Luigi Serafini is a window into a strange world. Essentially an encyclopedia about a society which reflects our own, each chapter deals with key facets of this surreal world, including flora, fauna, science, and architecture. With indecipherable text and illustrations bordering on the disturbing, many–including philosophers, codebreakers, and academics–have tried to decipher the text and classify the book, but most have come up short.

8A Children's Book on Saying "No" to Drugs-Using Horses

This is an illustrated children's tale of African American horses (Latawnya, Latoya, and Daisy) who leave the stable and are corrupted by drug dealing caucasian horses. Crude drawings of the horse sisters drinking, smoking, and partaking in drugs makes for unintentional hilarity. How do they hold anything with hooves?

9Bad News for All Occasions–Soften the Blow with Adorable Baby Animals

Bad news and messy confrontations can be avoided with Grandma's Dead: Breaking Bad News With Baby Animals. Are you afraid of confrontation or strong negative emotions? Let these photos of cute kitties, puppies, ducklings, and bunnies deliver the news. Whether the message is "It's malignant," "The donor backed out," or "You're not the father," they'll soften the blow. After all, every cloud has a silver lining!

10 If You've Ever Dreamt of a Successful Career Making Meat-Filled Dumplings, This is the Book for You

Here's all the information you'll every need to land a wildly successful career in the highly competitive world of pierogi making. How To Land A Top Perogi Makers Job, complete with charts, worksheets, and cheat sheets, practically guarantees that the phone will be ringing off the hook!