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 Mind-Blowing World of Extraordinary Competitions, introduced by podcaster and expert fact-finder Anna Goldfield! Inside this nonfiction book prepare to get your mind blown by:
• The people that take ironing boards up mountains
• A spectacular pumpkin rowing race
• Beauty pageants…for camels!
Through the stories of these awesome competitions, brought to life by illustrator Hannah Riordan, readers will learn about the societies that created them, and the amazing traditions that inspired them.
Filled with fun facts, it’s a perfect book for fans of Guinness World Records!
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