Book Recommendations To Find Cool Facts About The World

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Did you know that the world’s largest desert is in Africa? Or that Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa? If you want to learn more about cool facts about the world, then you need to read a few books. Here are some book recommendations for you to get started.

1. Lonely Planet Guide To The World


The world is so big. If you want to know about cool facts about the world, then reading this is your first step! This book gives great advice on where to go and what to do when traveling through various countries in the world. Read it properly and with focus, because the book lists over 700 cool facts that will astound you!  

2. The Guinness Book of Records


This book has every record ever set by people around the world; there are over 100 million records here! As well as an A-Z index of records, this book even includes lists of success stories you’ve never seen before. Not only does it tell you about historic records but also details some pretty weird records too! For example, the longest time spent balancing a pole on your chin was 1 hour and 31 minutes. This book is great for finding out things that will surprise you in the world.

3. The Wikipedia Book

How did people find out about how to do cool stuff before the internet came along? It’s more than likely that they got their information from this book! This book contains all of Wikipedia’s articles in one handy volume for each letter of the alphabet. If you want to know anything, then get yourself a copy of this book or use it alongside your computer so you can do proper research! However, be careful because Wikipedia is not 100% accurate – some parts are edited by non-experts so are not totally reliable.

4. The Guinness Book of World Records 2013

This book can show you so many amazing and cool facts about the world! You’ll learn some things that you never knew before, turning your boring day into something interesting and fun! This is a really great addition to your bookshelf because it shows records from various categories including nature, countries, animals, sports teams and even people with names too weird for me to mention here it also has lists like “the best selling songs ever” and the best-selling toys of all time – this is one book that will keep you interested!

5. Ripley’s Believe It or Not Annual 2011

Ripley’s Believe It or Not is a really great book to find out about weird things that exist in the world. Ripley’s has strange facts, pictures, and stories of people doing amazing things, places where strange things happen regularly, weird animals, and more! This is a fun book for your collection because everyone wants to be entertained. Find out the most incredible and cool facts ever discovered which are both interesting and unbelievable.


There are so many great books about the world and its history that it can be hard to know where to start. We’ve put together a list of some our favorite titles that will give you a wealth of knowledge about everything from ancient civilizations to modern day geopolitics. Whether you’re looking for an interesting read or want to learn more about the world around you, these books have some cool facts for everyone. What are you waiting for? Start exploring today!

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