Author(s): Jon Richards
From the tallest to the shortest, the fastest to the strongest, and the oldest to the richest, this book looks at amazing human record-breakers. It uses stunning icons, graphics and visualisations to show you how human beings keep pushing their potential to the absolute limits. Meet the tallest and shortest people and compare your hand to the biggest in the world! See just how far some divers can swim underwater on a single breath of air. Compare the size of the largest film cast with the population of Iceland. Measure the world's largest book next to a giraffe.
Jon Richards is an award-winning author of non-fiction books for children. He specialises in visual literacy, infographics and data visualisation. Ed Simkins is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer of children's books. His work focuses on data visualisation such as infographics and innovative data maps.