2019 books


The mega-selling Guinness World Records book has been an annual phenomenon since its very first publication in 1955. Since then it has sold more than 141 million copies in over 100 countries, and has been translated into at least 22 languages.

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The Guinness World Records books are back! The 2019 annual is crammed with everything from sporting achievements and scientific discoveries to the latest chart toppers and digital TV releases. Our special “Meet the Makers” and “Making History” chapters celebrate build-at-home creativity on an epic scale, and anyone keen to break a record of their own can turn to the “Do Try This At Home” bonus section. We also bring you the 12th Gamer’s Edition, which is bursting with amazing records, remarkable feats and marvellous achievements, with the world’s biggest games- from Super Mario Odyssey to Fortnite. Finally, Guinness World Records: Wild Things reveals the best of the beasts! From gentle giants to killer bugs, powerful predators to cunning prey, and backyard wildlife to species on the brink, Wild Things is your ultimate guide to nature’s super-star animals.