Guinness World Records: Biggest and Smallest!
Guinness World Records: Biggest and
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.
- Brand: Webster Christy
- ASIN: 0062341782
Guinness World Records 2018
Guinness World Records
Ever since the first Guinness World Records was published in 1955, people have been searching for new ways to push the boundaries of achievement. This new edition of fabulous feats includes profiles of people who set new standards for highest, fastest, largest, or oldest; natural wonders that will cause readers to gape in amazement; and mechanical marvels that make the inventions of yesteryear look like child’s play.
- ASIN: 1684121469
Guinness World Records: The World's Biggest Everything!
The One-in-a-Million Boy
The story of your life never starts at the beginning. Don't they teach you anything at school? So says 104-year-old Ona to the 11-year-old boy who's been sent to help her out every Saturday morning. As he refills the bird feeders and tidies the garden shed, Ona tells him about her long life, from first love to second chances. Soon she's confessing secrets she has kept hidden for decades. One Saturday, the boy doesn't show up. Ona starts to think he's not so special after all, but then his father arrives on her doorstep, determined to finish his son's good deed. The boy's mother is not so far behind. Ona is set to discover that the world can surprise us at any age, and that sometimes sharing a loss is the only way to find ourselves again. “Readers won’t be able to resist falling for Ona … The conclusion will leave them smiling through their tears.”—Shelf Awareness “Poignant … There is much to enjoy in this heartfelt tale of love, loss, and friendship.”—Express “A must-read book … Whimsical and bittersweet.”—Good Housekeeping
- Brand: Wood Monica
- ASIN: 0544947215
The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book: Featuring the World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and Fly
The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book: Featuring the World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and
A current world record holder. John Collins has appeared on Conan, Discovery, ESPN, Nat Geo, Science Channel, and the cover of the Wall Street Journal. In addition to the world record plane, this book features the coolest looking paper airplane from the movie, "Paper Planes". The Star Fighter, in the lower right corner of the cover, plays a starring role in the movie. It's the wind tunnel tested, super plane that wins contest after contest for the villain. It's easily the most dangerous looking plane in the movie. A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane. Features 16 tear-out model planes.This is the book you saw on Conan. Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD? The first person to officially break the world record with John's plane will get $1,000. Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of flight from John M. Collins, the man behind the Guinness World Record-breaking distance plane. Featuring twenty-two unique airplane designs with step-by-step instructional photos, plus tear-out models printed on regulation-weight paper stock, this entertaining and informative guide promises hours of flying fun. Take your paper airplane-making to the next level with features such as: · Instructions for folding "Suzanne," the plane that shattered the previous world record by flying an unprecedented 226 feet, 10 inches, and garnered more than three million views on YouTube· Four "Follow Foil" aircraft that can stay aloft for minutes at a time · A pioneering cambered-wing plane· A primer on flight theory, and how it applies to paper airplanes· Tips for improving the accuracy and d [read more]
- Brand: John M Collins
- ASIN: 1607743884