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Guinness World Records 2018

Guinness World Records 2018
  

The record-breaking record annual is back and full of incredible accomplishments, spectacular stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements. You'll discover hundreds of photographs, thousands of new stats and facts, and exciting features. There's only one place y... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781910561713
Release Date 7 September 2017 by Guinness World Records Limited
Format Hardback
Author(s) By World Records, Guinness

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ISBN-13 9781910561713
ISBN-10 1910561711
Stock Release date is 7 September 2017
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
Imprint Guinness World Records Limited
Release Date 7 September 2017
International Publication Date 27 July 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By World Records, Guinness
Category Annuals
General Encyclopedias
General Encyclopaedias
Yearbooks, Annuals, Almanacs
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Encyclopedias & General Reference
ONIX Text General/trade;Children/juvenile;Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 226mm
Height: 303mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Dewey Code 032
Catalogue Code 754468

Description of this Book

The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features.There is so much to explore inside. Go on a whirlwind tour of the planet's most amazing places, from the largest swamps to the deepest points on Earth. Find out what happens when you give an octopus a Rubik's Cube, and why all you need to defend yourself from a crocodile is a rubber band! You'll also find all your favourite records and categories such as Big Stuff, Collections, Mass Participation and Fun with Food, plus the year's most significant sporting achievements. Our editors have also taken inspiration this year from the world of superheroes - both fictional and real-world - so look out for our feature chapter charting your favourite caped crusaders in comic books, TV shows and movies. We also meet the real-life record-breakers with genuine superpowers, such as the Canadian strongman vicar who can pull a jumbo jet and an actual cyborg who uses technology to augment his senses. You'll also learn all about the science of superheroes, such as who the fastest and strongest superheroes would be if they came to life, and who would win in a royal rumble between Superman, Batman, Hulk and Dr Strange!Also new this year is a celebration of the superlative with infographic poster pages that explore the most exciting absolutes, such as the longest, tallest, fastest and heaviest. Does the longest sofa outstretch the longest train? Is the tallest Easter egg bigger than the tallest snowman? Find out in this amazing new edition. You'll also find these special pages available as free poster downloads at guinnessworldrecords.com!From science to showbiz via stunts and sports, there are real-life heroes all around us in all shapes and sizes, achieving the extraordinary every day. There's only one book where you'll find so many amazing facts all in one place, and that's Guinness World Records 2018!

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