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The world’s most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything from outer space to sporting greats via Instagram, fidget spinners and all manner of human marvels. Inside you’ll find hundreds of never-before-seen photographs and countless facts, figures, stats and trivia waiting for you on every action-packed page. Guinness World Records 2019 is the ultimate snapshot of our world today.
Plus, this year we celebrate the incredible “Maker” movement with a special feature devoted to the inventors, dreamers, crafters and creators who devote their lives to amazing record-breaking projects such as the largest water pistol, a jet-powered go-kart and an elephant-sized hamburger (think you could eat a whole one!?). We take a sneak peak into their workshops to explore these epically big builds, and ask them what inspires them to go really, really large!
This in-depth guide for younger readers contains everything they need to become true 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia experts. There are team and star-player profiles, complemented by outstanding big-match photographs, as well as a results chart to fill in after each match.
Illustrated with over 120 amazing images, all 32 teams are featured together with profiles of 36 star players who will light up the tournament, including Thomas Muller, Antoine Griezmann, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and many more.
Read special features on the teams and complete the fill-in match schedule as the drama of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM) unfolds.
Ever wanted to know the size of the biggest shark?Ever thought where in the world the tallest rollercoaster is? Or wondered astronaut has spent the most time in space? If so, this is the book for you! Top 10 of Everything 2019 is divided into genres including Animal Kingdom, Sport, Forces of Nature, Video Games and Mechanical Creations, and includes lists, charts and tables to break down the details of each amazing fact. Packed full of photographs, charts, graphs and incredible information, this is the perfect book for anyone with a curious mind and an insatiable appetite for facts, stats and trivia. Loved by kids and adults alike, it's the perfect stocking filler for this Christmas!
As excitement builds in the run-up to the Cricket World Cup 2019, the official ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Kids' Handbook provides the perfect tournament companion for one-day cricket fans aged 7+.
The book is bursting with information about the hosts, England and Wales, plus the grounds, teams profiles, superstar players, Cricket World Cup facts, stats and record breakers, as well as loads of games, quizzes and puzzles.
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!
There’s hours of fun to be had with the Pull-back-and-go Emergency Vehicles Activity Set!
First, piece the town-centre jigsaw together to create a big 42 x 61 cm (16.5 x 24 in) play mat. Then, get out your six cars, set them up on the mat, pull them back and watch them go! You can also add to your world with over 25 press-out characters and items such as fire hydrants and a cute cat that you can place around the town.
When you’re done, grab the 32-page colouring and activity book and complete the fun emergency-themed activities while you read along with the story!
There’s hours of fun to be had with the Pull-back-and-go Construction Vehicles Activity Set!
First, piece the construction-site jigsaw together to create a big 42 x 61 cm (16.5 x 24 in) play mat. Then, get out your six cars, set them up on the mat, pull them back and watch them go! You can also add to your world with over 25 press-out characters and items such as traffic cones and barriers that you can place around the work site.
When you’re done, grab the 32-page colouring and activity book and complete the fun construction-themed activities while you read along with the story!
My First South Africa Atlas is a detailed child-friendly atlas, suitable for ages 6-12 years and older.
This educational atlas is filled with 120 maps along with colour-coded content boxes covering information on the following:
There is a graphic timeline across the bottom of each pages including full-colour photographs. The little assistant ‘Lily’ introduces the reader to ‘did you know’ facts about South Africa and neighbouring countries, helping to make learning fun! There is a great overview map, including South Africa’s national anthem, as well as the symbols for each province. Included in the back of the book are educational pages, ‘our planet and showing it on paper, the features of a map, the compass, and finding locations’.
This book is a must-have for any learner in South Africa, as well as a great educational tool to assist teachers and schools.
Bring the world of Harry Potter to life at home with more than 50 brilliant building ideas!
Conjure your own magical world with more than 50 ideas to inspire your own LEGO(R) Harry Potter(TM) models. Plus, a Harry Potter minifigure and all the bricks you need to make an exclusive 2-in-1 LEGO Harry Potter model!
The perfect gift for a LEGO Harry Potter fan, LEGO Harry Potter *Build Your Own Adventure* features model ideas and expert build tips to help you recreate classic movie moments from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
Send Hogwarts letters flying in the Dursley's living room. Explore Diagon Alley with Harry and Hagrid.
Cook up a Halloween feast in Hogwarts' Great Hall.
Build your own wizard chess board and Devil's Snare plant.
Exclusive LEGO Sorting Hat spinner model can be rebuilt as a magical, revolving fireplace. LEGO Harry Potter *Build Your Own Adventure* also contains Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore bookmarks and a fun poster.
HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are (c) & (TM) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights (c) JKR. (s19). (c)2019 The LEGO Group.
A fun and exciting trip into Africa.
Discover lands, legends and wonders from the caves to the present.
Pick up your pens and pencils and get creative - the biggest ever FIFA World Cup is here!
The Official 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Activity and Colouring Book is packed with star players to colour in, plus spot the difference games, dot to dots and word searches, all based on 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia!
Includes amazing football facts and more than 150 colourful football stickers to use with the activities.
Would the cubs have to spend their entire lives behind bars in a zoo, or would they have a free life in the wild, as George had intended for them?
Lion expert Gareth Patterson rescues George’s cubs and, by living as a human member of the little pride, Gareth prepares to introduce the young lions back into the wild.
This heart-warming book tells the true story of lioness Rafiki, her sister, Furaha, and her brother, Batian.
Kinders van ses tot nege jaar oud is die teikengroep vir diť eg Suid-Afrikaanse boek oor groentetuine. Hulle sal leer hoe om ’n tuin uit te lÍ, die soorte grond en hoe om grond voor te berei, plant en saai, snoei en oes van hulle eie gesonde groente, slaai en kruie. Daar is ook handwerkprojekte wat met tuinmaak verband hou en maklike resepte.
Die boek is in twee dele: die eerste oor grondvoorbereiding, saai en omsien na die plante terwyl hulle groei; herwinning, die seisone, insekte en voŽls en natuurlike siklusse. Die tweede deel sal kinders inspireer om hulle groente-oes te geniet. Elke groente word op ’n dubbelblad gewys, met inligting, foto’s, illustrasies en maklike resepte daarby.
Kinders sal trots wees op groente wat hulle self geplant en versorg het, en hulle gaan sommer ook lus wees om minder bekende groentes te probeer as hulle betrokke was by die plant en oes daarvan! Dis ook ’n wonderlike manier om kinders van die rusbank af tot in die tuin te lok, en ’n heerlike aktiwiteit vir gesinne om saam te doen.
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!
Spot the differences in Santa's workshop, complete a Christmas crossword, find the perfect Christmas tree and much more in this festive activity book, filled with wordsearches, mazes, logic puzzles and more. Part of a range of pocket-sized paperbacks that make perfect stocking fillers, with all the answers at the back of the book.
The second hilarious book for curious kids from the UK and Ireland's best-loved comedian, Dara O Briain! So you think everyday life is boring?! WHAT?! Hoo-ee, are you wrong! No, seriously. There's so much EXTRAORDINARY science going on right from the minute you wake up to when you go to sleep.Actually, while you're asleep, too. Science is a non-stop EVERYWHERE, everything adventure with some incredibly cool stuff going on, too. You've got your incredible brain, which has worked out how to read these words and make playing a video game feel as EXCITING as real life; you've got aeroplanes that can somehow get from the ground into the sky with all those people AND their luggage on board; you've got electricity and artificial intelligence and GPS and buses coming in threes (that's science too) and LOADS more. In Secret Science, Dara O Briain takes you on a journey from the comfort of your favourite chair to the incredible science behind your everyday life and on into the future!
Filled with all the festive facts every HORRIBLE HISTORIES reader wants to know! The complete horrible history of Christmas tells tales from the dark days when the Puritans tried to abolish Christmas, to Christmas in the trenches whenthe British and Germans traded bullets for footballs. Plus dreadful jokes, rotten recipes and a Christmas quiz!
Perfect for Harry Potter fans heading back to school! This tri-fold journal contains a notepad packed with lists for fans' top ten favourite characters, movie moments, spells, potions, and more; a wizarding-studies-themed planner to help kids get organised and an activity book packed with prompts and activities!
Join Detective Pikachu and become a super-sleuth! Learn the tricks of the trade from the best (and only) Pokemon private eye, Detective Pikachu. Shock your friends with your super sleuthing skills - become a master detective, an incredible interrogator, and a clue collector. Filled with amazing activities, fantastic facts and lots of fill-in fun, this Detective Pikachu Movie Journal gives everyone the chance to transform into a master detective! This Detective Pikachu Movie Journal is an officially licensed product. Detective Pikachu arrives in cinemas May 2019! Join the lightning-tailed sleuth, Detective Pikachu (voiced by Ryan Reynolds), on a thrilling adventure through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City, a modern metropolis where humans and Pokemon live side by side. Uncover a shocking plot that could threaten the whole Pokemon universe! Live action talent includes Justice Smith, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe, Rita Ora, and Kathryn Newton. Directed by Rob Letterman (Goosebumps, Shark Tale, Monsters vs Aliens).
Imagine you could travel through the spellbinding worldof Fantastic Beasts... What would you pack if you were going to 1920s Paris? What kind of beasts could you imagine meeting there? What do you think it would be like to befriend a Niffler, to face an Obscurus or to visit a magical circus? Packed with fun activities and photos from the two Fantastic Beasts films, including full-page posters and an eight-page fold-out guide to Newt's beasts and unique London home.
Take a spellbinding journey through the world of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Join Magizoologist, Newt Scamander, as he embarks on another adventure with his case of magical beasts. Unfold enchanting flaps and reveal favourite scenes from the film. With incredible photos and amazing details, this is theULTIMATE guide for Fantastic Beasts fans of all ages.
Discover everything you need to know about the magical world of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald! From Newt Scamander to Albus Dumbledore, New York to Paris and Nifflers to Kelpies, find out about your favourite characters, locations and magical creatures. With amazing photos and details from the film, this is the perfect companion handbook.
There's a new bunch of baddies in town, and they have something sinister in store for Petey the Cat. Once again, Dog Man is called into action--but this time he isn't alone. With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, the Supa Buddies must join forces with the most unlikely of heroes to save the day. But will that villain Petey avoid vengeance and finally venture toward virtue?
Simply press your finger into the ink pad and print scales on a stegosaur's back, decorate a diplodocus and add teeth to a roaring T-rex. Features lots of different dinosaurs, along with other prehistoric creatures that lived on land and in the sea.
Perfect for animal-lovers everywhere! A beautiful, large-format crossover book for all ages, this is the book natural-history illustrator Ben has wanted to read since he was a child. Facts and descriptions provide insight into a curated collection of birds and animals - some endangered and some less so - told from the perspective of a detail-obsessed illustrator. Fun to read together or independently, let the secrets of the animals on our planet come to life in vibrant detail. 'This is my love letter to Planet Earth; a celebration of her hidden species, from the bold and the beautiful to the interesting but ugly. And while not a complete list, I hope that these few give a glimpse of the outstanding diversity of nature' - Ben Rothery Sensational Butterflies is also available.
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