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    DescriptionFrom the highest jump on a pogo stick to the fastest dash in clogs, from the longest dog tail to the largest fuzzy dice--the most astonishing records from around the world can be found here! Guinness World Records(TM) 2013 presents the most amazing, inspiring, and wild record-breakers ever. Filled with don't-try-this-at-home human exploits, natural and technological wonders, incredible achievements in sports and entertainment, and much more, this fully updated edition introduces thrilling new records and incredible facts that will fascinate young and old alike. Did you know . . . - Takeru Kobayashi of Japan appeared on "The Wendy Williams""Show" on January 23, 2012, and devoured 14 Twinkies in one minute? - Over a short distance, the cheetah can maintain a steady maximum speed of approximately 62 mph, making it the fastest mammal on land? - As of February 17, 2012, Axel Rosales from Villa Maria, Argentina, had the most facial piercings with the grand total of 280 from forehead to neck? And that's just a hint of what you'll find inside this addictive book, including new photos and spreads, as well as a handy guide on how to become a record-breaker yourself, and compelling sections leading off popular categories that explore the question: How far can a record be pushed?

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    Guinness World Records
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Craig Glenday
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 606
    Width: 107 mm
    Height: 170 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    ISBN 13: 9780606320979
    ISBN 10: 0606320970

    BIC E4L: PAR
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
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    BIC subject category V2: WDKX, GBCY
    B&T General Subject: 680
    Libri: I-RB
    BIC subject category V2: JFH, GBA
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    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    DC22: 031.02
    BISAC V2.8: REF023000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14110
    BISAC V2.8: REF010000, REF007000
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    BISAC V2.8: REF027000
    DC21: 030
    B&T Merchandise Category: GLD
    LC classification: AG243 .G87 2013
    Prebound edition
    Edition statement
    2013, Turtleback School & Library ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Turtleback Books
    Imprint name
    Turtleback Books
    Publication date
    30 April 2013