From mind-boggling feats of human endurance to the unimaginable extremes of the natural world, these pages are filled with records that defy expectations and surprise the imagination.
Did you know for example that the fastest recorded skydive was so speedy it broke through the sound barrier? Or that the smallest park in the world was made for a colony of leprachauns?
Split into 6 categories and covering everything from sports, architecture, animals, humans, technology, dinosaurs, space, and nature, each category is packed with feats that will delight. Trace out locations across each atlas before delving into the detail behind each record.
Recordmania: Atlas of the Incredible is cleverly designed and thoughtfully illustrated, the perfect gift for the curious-minded.
Editors: Illustrations by Alexandre Verhille and Sarah Tavernier
Authors: Text by Emmanuelle Figueras / Translation by Kevin St John
Format: 27 × 37 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, stitch bound, 48 pages
Alexandre Verhille & Sarah Tavernier are a French design duo and founders of l’Atelier Cartographik, a creative studio who specialize in designing and illustrating maps, and pop-up books.
Emanuelle Figueras is a French author and journalist with a fascination for wildlife. She has written over twelve non-fiction books for children.