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Amazing facts about people, animals, Earth, and space pack this fantastic kids' book of world records. It's the perfect gift book for children ages 9-11.
Witness jaw-dropping, record-breaking feats by extraordinary people and animals in this visual guide to amazing achievements. Record Breakers brings you the first, fastest, longest, largest, biggest, and best records in the world. Track the longest shark migration (12,400 miles/(20,000 km); visit the coolest place on the planet (Vostok Station, Antarctica: a chilling -128.6ºF/ -89.2ºC); see how plane pioneer Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier, and much more.
The greatest human achievements are showcased, from pioneering inventors to modern feats of engineering, technology, transportation, and sports. But there's far more than just people power in the book, there are also records about animals, plants, and our amazing natural world, Earth, and space.
Find out all about the best of everything in Record Breakers--an entertaining and educational book for the whole family.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, the world’s leading publisher of strategy content for PC and console video games.