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Guinness World Records 2020 (Hardback)

By World Records, Guinness

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Fully revised and updated, the record-breaking compendium of superlatives is back and bursting with facts, figures, and incredible stories--each one selected to inspire readers to learn about the fascinating world they live in, and to break records of their own. own.

ISBN 9781912286836
Barcode 9781912286836
Published 3 September 2019 by Guinness World Records Limited
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781912286836
ISBN-10 1912286831
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
Imprint Guinness World Records
Publication Date 3 September 2019
Publication Country
Format Hardback
Author(s) By World Records, Guinness
Category Annuals
General Encyclopedias
General Encyclopaedias
Yearbooks, Annuals, Almanacs
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 229mm
Height: 297mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 1,179g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
Library of Congress Curiosities and wonders, World records, Trivia and miscellanea
NBS Text Encyclopedias & General Reference
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;General/trade
Dewey Code 032.02
Catalogue Code 1007737

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Fully revised and updated, the record-breaking compendium of superlatives is back and bursting with facts, figures and incredible stories - each one selected to inspire you to learn about the fascinating world we live in... and to break records of your own. In a series of 11 fact-packed chapters, we introduce you to the record-holders who've pushed the boundaries of what's possible. Meet... - The adventurers who trek, swim, ski, climb and fly to all four corners of the globe - The real-life cyborgs who augment their bodies with cutting-edge technology - The painters, sculptors, musicians and moviemakers taking performance art to new levels - The stars of social media generating millions of views on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter - The athletic legends who continue to raise the bar in the world of sports But it's not only human beings who set records. Explore the wilder side of life with 24 pages of record-breaking animals, and take a trip around the world to visit the most awe-inspiring sights on each continent! Plus, we investigate 10 record-breaking robots to find out what makes them tick. And look out for our exciting new Snapshot feature, in which our digital artists put a unique visual spin on some iconic record-holders such as the largest ever crocodile, the richest person on Earth and the tallest living tree - prepare to be amazed!

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