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Guinness World Records 2020

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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
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 3rd 2019 by Guinness World Records
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Etienne
Oct 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
Little boy dream of owning a Guinness World Records book. I decide to finally buy one. I love those for the funny facts aspects of some records. Even if i think that it lost something over the last decades, something going down to stupid records, it still has a lot of interesting one when you get in the natural/earth parts, the sports ones, the physical aptitudes or abnormality of it and some more. A good coffee table book that I enjoy exploring! Also very dense, all the pages are packs with rec ...more
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*3 Stars*

ARC kindly received from Pan Macmillan Australia in exchange for an honest review.

This will prove to be another interesting instalment in the Guinness World Records series. There are so many different categories and records for all sorts of things that you wouldn't even think off.

The book itself is huge, but has plenty of pictures to go with the records, and so you can read it bits and pieces at a time, and even pick and choose chapters if you like, a the topics are separated by chap
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Vladimir Putin
Sep 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
For my 100th reviewed book, it will be my favorite book of all time, which is just the newest Guinness World Records at the time. This has pictures and I hate reading, so it's perfect. I'd give this 6 stars if I could ...more
Gethin
Jan 11, 2020 rated it liked it
Shows all the new records of the year but can get a bit repetitive with all the new records. Do you like my new profile picture of Nu?! 🤣
Sikandar Alizai
Jan 02, 2020 rated it liked it
The GWR is becoming more of fictional stuff with ever increasing proportion of descriptive stuff. The book once used to be all about the records, now its more like a mixture of many a things at the cost of the sole purpose the book was for.
Arthur Chappell
Many fact and records chopped out, and over-filled with garish graphic art illustrations - a mess besides the classic editions of the 70's and 80's. ...more
Salomeja
Nov 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is amazing! It has so many different records. For example, rubrics cube solved in 3.43 sec. How is that possibly! I am still reading it , but it is so interesting I can't stop reading it. In the book there are dangerous and safe records. Like for ex for safe , a granny that is 116 years old and 73 days. For dangerous- a man put on fire from ankle to the top of his head for 5 min 41sec , and survived with no oxygen at all! I will read this book for ages and ages . I hope you liked my re ...more
Ingrid Parada
Jan 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
This new book of Guinness Records 2020 tests your curiosity in unusual beaten records, including those usual - the fastest, the strongest, the tallest or smallest - also the weirdest talents - the longest nails, the which who has more tattoos in the body - but the interesting thing is those new records that are being developed with the beginning of the new decade and that are related to Technology.

The new records highlighted in Technology are from Science and Robotics; as the largest humanoid ve
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Sjmc
Aug 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Another interesting annual from Guinness this year. I used like to get one of these in the winter when I was small I was interested with what it had to offer this year as a novelty. Not usually the kind of thing I read but I advise fact lovers to give it a shot
Tyler
Aug 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
DescriptionCelebrate the dawning of a new decade with the fully revised Guinness World Records 2020. To kick off the '20s, we've created an electrifying new cover and curated a record-breaking edition packaged . ...more
Davis
Apr 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
i set record for best memes
Coffee Store Guy
Oct 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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A complete masterpiece. The pinnacle of Book Fair books. I really need the 2020 gaming edition because I AM AN EPIC GAMER!!!
Raymart Naag
Apr 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Nice
Ucp
Nov 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Facts in almost any topic you can think of.
Lucas
Jan 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
there were lots of intresting things.
Nyzier Ross
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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I love it.
Emily
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
So amazing,gross,and cool!
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May 05, 2020 marked it as to-read
I want to read this electric version of the world record
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Nov 12, 2019 marked it as to-read
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Raya
Nov 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
Gross
Minir  hussain
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing

This book was so engaging and it was really fun to read. I give thanks to gwr for making this book. Thankyou
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Guinness World Records™, known until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records, is a reference book published annually, containing a collection of world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world. The book itself holds a world record, as the best-selling copyrighted book series of all time. It is also one of the most frequently stolen books from public libraries in the Unite ...more

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