Guinness World Records is proud to present the latest publication joining our best-selling annual and Gamer’s Edition, Blockbusters! 2017.
Now available in U.S. and coming soon to the UK and Australia, this thrilling new book is filled with the latest and coolest records from kid-favorite brands and personalities across music, film, technology, toys, social media and beyond.
Blockbusters! 2017 not only provides the record-breaking low-down on the top trends and personalities in pop culture but also adds an educational and entertaining twist completely unique to Guinness World Records.
Readers can learn about the real-life records behind their favorite fictional stories, including the world’s largest ocean creatures which served as inspiration for the characters in the 2016 hit movie, Finding Dory!
Jam-packed with exciting Top 10 features, stunning statistics, trivia, quizzes, and celebrity Q&As, Blockbusters! 2017 is highly anticipated to be a smash hit amongst girls and boys alike.
Six engaging chapters comprise Blockbusters! 2017, allowing for readers to enjoy kid-focused activities, with captivating features, spreads, quizzes, and stats.
The preview for each outstanding chapter includes:
o Watch: Learn more about box office blockbusters such as Kung Fu Panda, Jungle Book, X-Men, Ice Age and much more
o Browse: Explore record-breaking vloggers, memes, and impressive social media feats from the digital world
o Read: Delve into records from fan-favorites including Dr. Seuss, the Divergent series, Harry Potter and comic books
o Play: Examine amazing records relating to popular toys, from LEGO® and K’NEX to robots and drones
o Go: Check out jaw-dropping roller coasters, impressive circus performances, and attendance feats at sporting events in this section full of records involving outdoor activities and attractions
o Consume: Drool over records featuring delicious food, drinks, and sweets
Children and families can also try their hand at record-breaking activities that can be done at home.
With the unique challenges offered in the pages of Blockbusters! 2017, each child is invited to become the record breaker of the house, and potentially the world, by attempting exciting record-breaking challenges using household items.
A few include:
With fantastic, colorful new images, and a number of records you’ve never seen before, Blockbusters! 2017 is sure to become every child’s favorite new read.
In light of the release, Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief, Craig Glenday, states, “We’re thrilled to be launching a brand new records book that puts an exciting new spin on record-breaking. Blockbusters! 2017 focuses on the trending topics that most appeal to our young readers – movies, TV shows, music, games, blogs, vlogs, and so on – and features all of their favourite characters, pop stars, actors, YouTubers and tech heroes. Readers can also take record-breaking to the next level and attempt some of the four challenges included in the book – a unique chance to not just read about record-breakers but also to become a record breaker!"
For more information on the records featured in Blockbusters! 2017, as well as access to exclusive content, games, quizzes and tutorials on the record-challenges to try at home, visit our KIDS website.
Don’t wait! If you’re in the USA and want to get started on the terrific content in Blockbusters! 2017, click here to purchase a copy.