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Guinness World Records 2021 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2021 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records
R420 R361 Discovery Miles 3 610 Save R59 (14%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

All aboard Guinness World Records 2021 for a life-changing journey of discovery!

This year, we're devoting a chapter to the history of exploration, starting with the story of the very first circumnavigation, along with our "History of Adventure" timeline, featuring a host of remarkable achievements. The fully revised and updated best-seller is packed with thousands of incredible new feats across the widest spectrum of topics, providing a whistle-stop tour of our superlative universe. Our ever-expanding pool of international consultants and experts help us make sense of the world around us and the cosmos beyond.

So join us as we embark on a voyage through the vast panorama of record-breaking in 12 fact-packed chapters:

  • Travel through the Solar System and see the planets come to life with a free augmented-reality feature
  • Encounter the cutest, weirdest, most dangerous and exotic creatures on our home planet
  • Meet the world's tallest, shortest, hairiest and heaviest humans
  • Marvel at the latest high scores, speed runs and players at the top of their game in eSports and beyond
  • Get the lowdown on the world's most successful and prolific actors, musicians, TV stars and influencers
  • Review the greatest sports achievements from the past year and celebrate today's top athletes

We've also selected the best of the newly approved claims from the 50,000 applications received from the public over the past 12 months. But don't just be a tourist: try some of our specially created try-at-home challenges that could see YOU listed in the world-famous book of records. If you want to be one of those lucky few, check out our Against the Clock chapter - we might even see you in next year's edition!

Guinness World Records 2022 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2022 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records
R420 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R121 (29%) View more sellers Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Fully revised and updated, and with a bright new design, Guinness World Records 2022 provides a fascinating snapshot of our world today.

Our editors have chosen to curate the book with environmental issues at the forefront of their mind, so we open with a chapter exploring what’s happening to our ecosystem and what superlative lengths people are going to make a difference. We also want to encourage readers to put their own record-breaking to good, so look out for projects that might inspire you to make a difference – so don’t just Discover Your World, Change Your World!

Despite the challenges of the past year, it’s been business as usual at Guinness World Records, and our researchers continue to field thousands of applications a month. Expect that unique mix of remarkable humans, talented pets, incredible vehicles and impressive sporting legends.

What you’ll find inside:

  • Environmental champions – the eco-warriors fighting to make our planet a better place
  • Wonders of the natural world, from the most intelligent creatures to the deadliest plants
  • The tallest and shortest… Our record scouts have measured a host of the world’s loftiest and diminutive humans
  • Pop Culture icons – we reveal the world’s most successful movie franchises, videogames, toys and brand
  • Young Achievers – meet the under-16 influencers, entrepreneurs and entertainers who are taking positive steps to change the world
  • Sporting heroes – we review the biggest sporting achievements of the year and put them in context alongside the greatest athletes of all time

PLUS! Look out for bonus features including free Augmented Reality dinosaurs that come to life straight off the page; more inductees into the Guinness World Records Hall of Fame, including Sir David Attenborough, astronaut Peggy Whitson and K-Pop sensations BTS; and “Virtual Visits” that take you on a journey to some of the most fascinating and record-packed visitor attractions, museums, art galleries and parks – all without leaving your home!

Guinness World Records 2018 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2018 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records 5
R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

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 favourite 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 favourite 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 2020 (Hardcover, New Edition): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2020 (Hardcover, New Edition)
Guinness World Records 1
R360 R309 Discovery Miles 3 090 Save R51 (14%) In stock

Celebrate 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 with thousands of new, updated and classic superlatives, hundreds of never-before-seen images, and a selection of eye-opening photo-composites that put a new spin on record-breaking...

A new decade means it's time for a fresh approach, so starting with our front cover, we've re-booted record-breaking with an all-new design. There's a new look inside, too, and thanks to our team of digital artists, we've created mind-blowing poster pages that will reveal some of our classic record holders in a whole new light. Our ever-expanding pool of international consultants and experts help us make sense of the world around us, so join us as we explore the vast spectrum of record-breaking in 11 superlative-packed chapters.

As always, we're committed to bringing you record-breaking from the cutting edge of science, and this year we've produced a feature chapter on remarkable robots with the help of award-winning tech blogger Evan Ackerman. We've also been out on the road, adjudicating records at events as diverse as the UK National Pet Show, Skill Con in Las Vegas and BubbleFest in Wales. Guinness World Records is nothing without its dedicated record-breakers, so we've also selected the best of the newly approved claims from the 50,000 applications received from the public over the past 12 months.

If you want to be one of those lucky few, look out for the Do Try This At Home challenges in the VIRAL SPORTS chapter - you might even make it into next year's edition!

Guinness World Records 2022 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Limited Guinness World Records 2022 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records Limited
R651 R615 Discovery Miles 6 150 Save R36 (6%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days
Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals (Paperback): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals (Paperback)
Guinness World Records 1
R150 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R21 (14%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

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 - including a special introduction from Instagram's top dog, Jiffpom - get your paws on Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals now!

Guinness World Records: Science & Stuff (Paperback): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records: Science & Stuff (Paperback)
Guinness World Records 1
R150 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R21 (14%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Guinness World Records: Science & Stuff is a whirlwind tour through the astounding, record-breaking world (and universe) around us, with an intro from TV science educator and author Science Bob. Packed with spectacular superlatives, shocking stats, fantastic facts and fun figures, Science & Stuff celebrates the simple joy in finding things out. It tackles the big questions that keep people up at night, such as:

Can you belch in space?

What does woolly mammoth taste like?

How much would the Death Star cost?

Is the answer to this question no?

Join us as we rise from the depths of the ocean, home to vampire squids from hell, to the dizzy heights of the International Space Station, where scientists unravel the secrets of (pooping in) zero-g. On the way we stop to talk with some of the men and women who are out in the world finding answers and making stuff. Ever wanted to know what it s like to ride a motorized toilet at highway speeds, command a swarm of tiny robots or spend a year in space? Well, you ll find your answers in here.

And that s not all have a go at ten record-breaking science experiments in the special Make & Break section. Our very own mad professor, Burnaby Q Orbax, and his trusty lab assistant Sweet Pepper Klopek, guide you through at-home challenges, from the greatest height to drop an egg without it breaking to the farthest distance by a Mentos and soda car. It s gonna get messy!

Guinness World Records: Science & Stuff the grossest, smelliest, weirdest and noisiest guide to, well, science... and stuff.

The Guinness Book of Superlatives - The Original Book of Fascinating Facts (Hardcover): Guinness World Records The Guinness Book of Superlatives - The Original Book of Fascinating Facts (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records
R363 Discovery Miles 3 630 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Imagine the world before Google or Facebook, when books were the only source of recorded fact. Originally published in 1956, The Guinness Book of Superlatives is the very first book in a series that would one day become one of the most well-known and trusted brands in the world-The Guinness Book of World Records. This is the original fun and informative edition, which gathered world facts and records from the year of its publication and prior. Included within are world records and facts from the sectors of: Science Politics Economics Art Architecture Engineering Accidents and disasters Human achievements The natural world And many more! Pick up this entertaining reference book, and expand your knowledge of the world as it was more than sixty years ago.

Guinness World Records 2020 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2020 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records
R626 R524 Discovery Miles 5 240 Save R102 (16%) In stock
Guinness World Records 2020 (Spanish, Leather / fine binding): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2020 (Spanish, Leather / fine binding)
Guinness World Records
R911 R761 Discovery Miles 7 610 Save R150 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Guinness World Records 2015 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2015 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records 1
R349 R300 Discovery Miles 3 000 Save R49 (14%) Out of stock

The world's best-selling annual is back and crammed with thousands of amazing new records, cool facts and awesome pictures! Ever wondered how far a dog can ride a scooter or who's swallowed the most swords underwater? Want to know about the latest sporting achievements, extreme bodies and cutting-edge tech? Find the answers to these and many more mind-boggling feats in the all-new Guinness World Records 2015. Read all about what's happened to your favourite records, plus discover never-before-seen record-breaking facts like who took the first "selfie" in space, how fast the world's smartest computer can do the sums and even how many people "twerking" you'd need to beat the current record (it currently stands at 358 if you're interested). 60th anniversary celebration What's more, 2015 marks 60 years since the release of the very first GWR annual; it's our diamond anniversary! To celebrate this achievement, you'll find a special feature just on diamond records, as well as milestones of our classic records and how they've changed - or not changed - over time. In the 1955 edition the most expensive bottle of wine would have set you back GBP8; but the current record-holding bottle of plonk sold for a staggering GBP75,000. However, not everything's changed in the past six decades - did you know that Robert Wadlow, who towered 2.72 m (8 ft 11.1 in) in 1940, still holds the record for tallest man? At least for now - GWR in another dimension! As if the book weren't exciting enough, our "See It 3D" augmented reality app is back with new features that bring the book to life! Use your smart device to unlock interactive elements that literally jump off the page. See how you size up to Wadlow, meet deep-sea creatures up close, play our Splat-the-Maggot game and much more.

Record Breaking Comprehension Red Book (Paperback): Guinness World Records Record Breaking Comprehension Red Book (Paperback)
Guinness World Records
R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Out of stock

Bring reading comprehension alive with engaging record-breaking stories. Rising Stars have teamed up with Guinness World Records to produce Record-Breaking Comprehension, an exciting series that uses fascinating world records to engage all pupils and develop reading comprehension skills.

Record Breaking Comprehension Purple Book (Paperback): Guinness World Records Record Breaking Comprehension Purple Book (Paperback)
Guinness World Records
R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Out of stock

Bring reading comprehension alive with engaging record-breaking stories. Rising Stars have teamed up with Guinness World Records to produce Record-Breaking Comprehension, an exciting series that uses fascinating world records to engage all pupils and develop reading comprehension skills.

Guinness World Records 2018 (Paperback, Gamer's Edition): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2018 (Paperback, Gamer's Edition)
Guinness World Records 2
R250 R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Save R35 (14%) Out of stock

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 favourite games including Mario, Overwatch, FIFA, WWE and Rocket League, plus recap on a year of crazy Pokemon 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 favourite 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!

Guinness World Records 2014 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2014 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records 1
R295 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R41 (14%) Out of stock

Guinness World Records 2014 brings together thousands of the planet's most awe-inspiring people, pets and products, including new record-holders such as a skateboarding goat, a 15-metre-long robot dragon, the world's furriest cat and a king-size drumkit that needs five people to play it!

Packed to bursting with new and updated achievements, Guinness World Records 2014 features an all-new design and more images than we've ever had before - including over 100 all-new original photographs you won't find anywhere else. New topics this year include Superheroes, Venom, and Social Networking, and feature chapters on the Circus and Dynamic Earth round off our most exciting and explosive edition yet.

And finally, jumping off the page this year are even more Officially Amazing Augmented Reality features.

Just download the free app to your phone or tablet device and look for the "See-It-3D" icons scattered throughout the book.

Guinness World Records 2019 (Paperback, Gamer's Edition): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2019 (Paperback, Gamer's Edition)
Guinness World Records 1
R250 R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Save R35 (14%) Out of stock

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 (R) 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.

Guinness World Records 2020 - Gamer's Edition (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2020 - Gamer's Edition (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records 1
R260 R224 Discovery Miles 2 240 Save R36 (14%) Out of stock

We're proud to present the 13th edition of the world's best-selling gaming annual! Gamer's 2020 features all of the most popular videogame characters that our readers know and love.

As an exciting change to our usual structure, Gamer's 2020 has the theme of gaming characters running throughout. Gaming legends such as Super Mario, Spider-Man, Pikachu, Link, Master Chief, Batman, Mickey Mouse, Lara Croft and Crash Bandicoot are all honoured with their own page... and that's just the start. In all, more than 100 of gaming's most popular characters will have dedicated pages. And, if that wasn't enough, even more will be represented in the features, fact boxes and round-ups found throughout the book.

The book's features will transport our readers to more legendary gaming franchises - whether they visit a galaxy far away in Star Wars, get up-to-speed on gaming's latest, greatest heroes, explore the world of e-sports, or explore the history of Assassin's Creed. Our readers will be delighted to discover our special chapter, dedicated entirely to the gaming sensation that is Fortnite. We've worked closely with the game's publisher, Epic, to celebrate the best players, the most popular equipment, and the biggest in-game events.

Readers will also be able to put themselves to the test, by tackling our specially designed Reader Challenges! Gamer's 2020 has something for every gamer on the planet and remains the ultimate guide to gaming! So, press the Start button and find out why!

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