The Mind-Blowing World of Extraordinary Competitions: Meet the Incredible People Who Will Compete at Anything by Goldfield, Anna

The Mind-Blowing World of Extraordinary Competitions: Meet the Incredible People Who Will Compete at Anything

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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!

Author: Anna Goldfield, Neon Squid
Publisher: Neon Squid
Published: 04/04/2023
Pages: 80
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.67lbs
Size: 11.10h x 9.10w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781684492862
Audience: Ages 9-12

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 02/15/2023

About the Author

Anna Goldfield is a podcaster, science writer, illustrator, archaeologist, and creator of all sorts of content to introduce people to the study of the world around us and its past. Anna works on the kids' science podcast Brains On! and presents the popular archaeology podcast The Dirt.

Hannah Riordan is an illustration graduate from Edinburgh College of Art. She loves to experiment with color, pattern, hand lettering, and humor within her work, using a combination of traditional and digital processes.

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