On the Trail of World Records with Norris McWhirter
In this acutely funny, witty and endearing memoir, Anna Nicholas recounts her adventures judging records around the world with The Guinness Book of Records famed founder, Norris McWhirter, CBE. Nicknamed Batman and Robin, they travelled the UK and beyond together, meeting eccentric, weird and wonderful record breakers.
Adjudicating Richard Branson’s circumnavigation of the globe in a hot air balloon, the world’s highest tower of bread in Jakarta, the longest conga line in Miami, festival of record-breaking in South Korea, and the cramming of the most people ever onto deckchairs on Weymouth beach was all in a day’s work for this dynamic duo. And, of course, things didn’t always go exactly according to plan…
Publisher: Burro Books
Publish Date: Summersdale 2010