Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals

Packed full of your Most-Loved Animal Friends

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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 1912286246

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 216

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Calling all animal lovers! Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals puts the spotlight on the world’s most fur-nomenal creatures, peculiar pets, wacky wildlife, and cute critters. In this action-packed annual, you’ll meet surfing pigs, talking gorillas, and even the world’s largest elephant orchestra! Ever see a dog who thinks he’s Picasso or a bunny who plays basketball? You will now! From the tallest and smallest animals to the most popular social pet-working stars, they’re all here. If it’s activities you want, you’re in for a treat! Create your very own record-breaking animal with our online game, or try making an origami zoo! Test your wildlife knowledge with fun quizzes and puzzles, plus find out if your pet is a secret Einstein with our exclusive IQ tests. For a superlative showcase of the world’s greatest creatures – and a few LOLs along the way – get your paws on Amazing Animals now!

Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals

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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 9781910561904

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 216

View: 6306

Calling all animal lovers! Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals puts the spotlight on the world’s most fur-nomenal creatures, peculiar pets, wacky wildlife, and cute critters. In this action-packed annual, you’ll meet surfing pigs, talking gorillas, and even the world’s largest elephant orchestra! Ever see a dog who thinks he’s Picasso or a bunny who plays basketball? You will now! From the tallest and smallest animals to the most popular social pet-working stars, they’re all here. If it’s activities you want, you’re in for a treat! Create your very own record-breaking animal with our online game, or try making an origami zoo! Test your wildlife knowledge with fun quizzes and puzzles, plus find out if your pet is a secret Einstein with our exclusive IQ tests. For a superlative showcase of the world’s greatest creatures – and a few LOLs along the way – get your paws on Amazing Animals now!

Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals

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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 9781910561904

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 216

View: 6553

Calling all animal lovers! Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals puts the spotlight on the world’s most fur-nomenal creatures, peculiar pets, wacky wildlife, and cute critters. In this action-packed annual, you’ll meet surfing pigs, talking gorillas, and even the world’s largest elephant orchestra! Ever see a dog who thinks he’s Picasso or a bunny who plays basketball? You will now! From the tallest and smallest animals to the most popular social pet-working stars, they’re all here. If it’s activities you want, you’re in for a treat! Create your very own record-breaking animal with our online game, or try making an origami zoo! Test your wildlife knowledge with fun quizzes and puzzles, plus find out if your pet is a secret Einstein with our exclusive IQ tests. For a superlative showcase of the world’s greatest creatures – and a few LOLs along the way – get your paws on Amazing Animals now!

Guinness World Records 2018

Meet our Real-Life Superheroes

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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 1912286181

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 9602

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 favorite 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 favorite 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!

Guinness World Records 2018 Gamer's Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Gaming Records

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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 1912286211

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 216

View: 8990

From the global authority in record-breaking comes the 11th edition of the world’s best-selling videogames annual. Packed with the latest records, coolest stars and the biggest games, the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition is the go-to bible for every gaming fan. Just ask the five million readers who’ve made it an international sensation! Inside you’ll find amazing stats, thrilling facts, inspirational tales, lightning-quick speed-runs and dazzling photos. Read about the records behind your favorite games including Mario, Overwatch, FIFA, WWE and Rocket League, plus recap on a year of crazy Pokémon GO stories. Go behind the scenes of the world’s longest-running eSports organizer. Spook yourself silly with real-life videogame mysteries. Check out the fastest videogame completions. And gaze in envy at the world’s largest Zelda and Tomb Raider collections! You’ll also meet gaming heroes such as the world’s oldest games YouTuber at 81, a man with a real-life cyborg arm that was inspired by Deus Ex, and the kingpin of eSports fighting games. But the videogame stars don’t get much bigger than DanTDM, whose Minecraft channel has been watched nearly 10 billion times! So we’re thrilled he’s written a special intro just for the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition. Speaking of heroes...grab your cape and turn to this year’s special chapter featuring superhero games. It hard to believe it’s been nearly 40 years since Superman first exploded onto our consoles! So, we’re celebrating with your favorite costumed crime-battlers. From Spider-Man’s web-crawling to Batman’s gadgetry, they’re just as powerful in pixels as they are in the movies. So, whether you want to know who scored the fastest goal in FIFA or achieved the fastest speed-run of Final Fantasy XV, or just want to see the world’s biggest Game Boy, this is the book for you!

Primo Levi's Ordinary Virtues

From Testimony to Ethics

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Author: Robert Samuel Clive Gordon

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780198159636

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 316

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'Extraordinary book... Generous quotations from Levi make the book a pleasure to read... the chapter on story-telling exemplifies Gordon's approach at its most appealing... Gordon's book should be read by anyone interested in how a better world might just be possible.' -Jewish ChroniclePrimo Levi was perhaps the most humane and eloquent writer of testimony to emerge from the Nazi Holocaust. But his work also went beyond testimony, tackling many of the founding ethical questions of what it is to be human. This book unveils the extraordinary depth of Levi the ethical writer for the fist time, enhancing his status as one of the key literary figures of the twentieth century.

Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition 2019

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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 9781912286454

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 216

View: 3408

The Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2019 is the global authority on all things videogames. The 12th edition of the world’s best-selling videogames annual is bursting with amazing records, remarkable feats and marvellous achievements by gamers just like you, who have been inspired by the games they love to play. Inside you’ll be able to delve into your favourite games like never before – from returning favourites such as FIFA, Overwatch, Call of Duty, Minecraft, Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda, to all-new instant classics such as Monster Hunter: World, Dragon Ball FighterZ, NieR: Automata and Cuphead. You’ll be able to discover who the best FIFA 18 player in the world is, the size of the biggest monster in Monster Hunter: World (clue: it’s really, really big), which Overwatch player has healed more players than any other and find out which eSports pro won more than $2.4 million in 2017 alone! We’ll also introduce you to some of the most amazing gamers on the planet. From Nathaniel “Nathie” de Jong, the world’s most popular VR-dedicated YouTuber, to Ray “Stallion83” Cox who has the world’s highest Xbox Gamerscore. And that’s not forgetting Joseph Garrett, Stampy Cat himself, who holds one of Minecraft’s strangest records ever – let’s just say cake is involved... Stampy Cat has also provided a special guest intro that you’ll only find in Gamer’s Edition 2019. Talk of Stampy Cat brings us speedily to our World Builders special chapter – a well-constructed celebration of the games that let us build, including Minecraft, LEGO® Worlds, Roblox, Terraria and more. You’ll have the chance to don your hard hat, too, by taking part in our Reader Challenges that could put your name in lights in next year’s Gamer’s Edition. So, whether you want to know what the fastest time to complete Dark Souls is (while upside down), see the planet’s biggest Game & Watch or find out which nation is the best at Pokémon, you’ve come to the right place!

Amazing Animal Records

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Author: Pearson Learning Staff

Publisher: Celebration Press (NJ)

ISBN: 9780673596109

Category: Education

Page: 24

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Guinness World Records 2016

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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1910561061

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 8960

The world's best-selling annual is back and bursting with thousands of amazing new records, never-before-seen images and mind-boggling trivia. And as always, we have a few more surprises in store for you... As well as all your favorite records for talented pets, superhuman achievements, big stuff and extreme vehicles, you'll find show-stopping superlatives from brand-new categories. Topics making their GWR debut include waterfalls, twins, ballooning, apps, lightning, manga, archaeology, drones, and pirates - and that's just for starters! So, get ready for your yearly dose of mind-blowing feats and wonders in Guinness World Records 2016 - the global authority on record-breaking.

Guinness World Records: Biggest and Smallest!

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Author: Christy Webster

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062341790

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 8138

A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! Have you ever wondered how you size up to the tallest man in the world? How about the shortest woman? Biggest and Smallest! explores the biggest and smallest records on the planet, from huge hounds and dinky donkeys to supersized snacks and micromachines. For these Guinness World Records holders, size really does matter! Guinness World Records compilations are jam-packed with over 300 fun facts and full-color photos about all the record holders we can fit on one amazing theme! These books are perfect for Guinness World Records fans.

Scholastic Book of World Records 2018

World Records, Trending Topics, and Viral Moments

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Author: Scholastic

Publisher: Scholastic Incorporated

ISBN: 9781338190052

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 320

View: 9116

Another year of amazing world records and all the latest and greatest pop culture crazes! Where can you find the world's deadliest frog? Which athlete holds the record for most Olympic medals won by an individual EVER? What state has the biggest collection of T-rex fossils? Who has more Instagram followers: Grumpy Cat or Selena Gomez? This book is packed with the answers to these questions and MORE! Read all about the biggest, best, and most buzzworthy world records in music, movies, sports, technology, video games, science, nature, states, and animals.

Guinness World Records: Daring Dogs

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Author: Cari Meister

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062341847

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! Sit, speak, roll over. Surf, recycle, scooter? No, we’re not wagging your tail! Dogs of all breeds and sizes are impressive. From heroic rescues to zany tricks, the awe-inspiring pooches in Daring Dogs have gone above and beyond to earn their Guinness World Records. Simple text and full-color photos will make learning about exciting topics fun for beginning readers. Guinness World Records: Daring Dogs is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.

Guinness World Records 2009

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Author: Craig Glenday

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0553592564

Category: Reference

Page: 572

View: 8472

Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts in the areas of fame, business, crime, the natural world, technology, war, the arts, music, fashion, and sports.

Guinness World Records: Science and Stuff

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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910561638

Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Page: 216

View: 6257

Packed with spectacular superlatives, shocking stats, fantastic facts and fun figures, Science and Stuff celebrates the simple joy in finding things out. What can cats teach us about the laws of physics? Why was cabbage banned on the International Space Station? (Can you fart in space?) And would a penny dropped from the Empire State Building really kill someone? (Short answer: No!)But it's not all facts and stats. The feature chapter just for Makers, introduced by our very own mad professor Burnaby Q. Orbax, challenges you to attempt record-breaking science experiments at home, from the fastest Mentos & Soda rocket car to the most slime thrown and caught in a minute!Join us as we rise from the deepest depths of the ocean, where weird glowing fish hunt in the darkness, to the mountaintop observatories where scientists unravel the secrets of the universe.

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 2018

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Author: No Author Details

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781847948151

Category:

Page: 256

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Following hot on the heels of last year's Top 10 bestseller, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2018 offers a completely new assortment of strange-but-true facts and amazing stories! From the elephant who can play baseball, to the flowers that bloomed in space, to the weasel found inside the world's biggest computer, Ripley's compendium of hair-raising oddities will delight and fascinate the whole family. Complete with a mind-blowing 3D-effect cover, and packed with gob-smacking photos and illustrations, Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2018 offers another feast of mind-blowing tales of the extraordinary. Prepare yourself for this year's Ripley's bonanza!

Animal Records

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Author: Mark Carwardine

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402756238

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 369

Provides information about the animal winners of such records as tallest, most dangerous, longest living, and fastest runner, in a guide divided into such categories as mammals, birds, and invertebrates.

Dangerous Creature Records

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780439791892

Category: Animals

Page: 29

View: 8448

Ready to meet some scary animals? This book gives you a safe view of the top 10 most dangerous creature records of all time!

Guinness World Records: Wacky and Wild!

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Author: Calista Brill

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062341761

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 9787

A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! Some Guinness World Records have to be seen to be believed. Wacky and Wild! is packed with mind-boggling feats. You’ll meet a dog who likes to ride a scooter, an orchestra that plays with vegetable instruments, plus a man who owns more than 1,500 pairs of Converse shoes. When it comes to records on the zany side, sometimes the greatest asset you can have is an active imagination…. Guinness World Records Compilations are jam-packed with over 300 fun facts and full-color photos about all the record holders we can fit on one amazing theme! These books are perfect for Guinness World Records fans.