Did you hear the one about the crook who broke into a vending machine and then left a trail of cheese curls all the way to his hideout? Or the burglar who left his wallet in an apartment he robbed, and actually went back to get it? Or how about the runaway criminal who got stuck in a drainpipe? Based on the successful "Stupid Criminals Busted!" column in National Geographic Kids magazine, this collection of chuckle-worthy stories about stupid criminals and the ridiculous ways they gave themselves away is illustrated with wacky collage art. Includes more than 150 weird-but-true facts about crime, including funny laws, hilarious costumes criminals have worn while robbing banks, animal crimes and misdemeanors, strange food crimes, great escapes and more. Paperback, 176 pages. Ages 8 and up.