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I Wonder Why Records Are Broken: and Other Questions about Amazing Facts and Figures
by Simon Adams
The biggest, highest, fastest, slowest, smallest, loudest, farthest . . . The superlatives related to how records are created and broken are some of the most fascinating to children. Kids will discover how records are measured and recorded in the fields of human achievement in history, engineering, sports, and space travel, as well as in the amazing world of nature.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 4th 2009 by Kingfisher
(first published July 6th 2009)
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Simon Adams is a writer and editor of children’s non-fiction and reference books. He specializes in history, politics and current affairs and has written extensively on exploration, music and the arts. He is also a well established jazz critic and reviewer. Simon has also contributed to family and adult reference books and has been an editorial consultant on various history and other titles.More about Simon Adams...