The Mind-Blowing World of Extraordinary Competitions: Meet the Incredible ...

By Anna Goldfield
Illustrators Illustrated by Hannah Riordan Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher Macmillan Imprint Neon Squid ISBN


The Mind-Blowing World of Extraordinary Competitions: Meet the Incredible ...

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A book for kids about the most incredible competitions from around the world and through history.

From cheese-rolling races to baby-crying competitions, get ready for an adventure through the most amazing contests the world has ever seen.

Throughout history humans have been challenging themselves against each other. Who could be the fastest? The strongest? The cleverest? While this was going on some other people decided to create epic contests that were . . . well, a little bit more unusual. Welcome to the extraordinary world of competitions! Prepare to get your mind blown by:

• The people that take their ironing boards up mountains

• A spectacular pumpkin rowing race

• Beauty pageants . . . for camels!

Through the stories of these awesome competitions readers will learn about the societies that created them, and the amazing traditions that inspired them. A perfect book for fans of Guinness World Records!

Glossary. Index. Full-color illustrations.
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