Book World Records

Book world records contain volumes of human achievement, from the high-minded and literary (Ulysses, anyone?) to the pure physical exertion of ripping phone books in half. Books are a versatile record-setting prop, able to be stacked in towers, balanced on heads and, last of all, read.

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105 Records Found

Longest Book Domino Chain

04:31 United States

William Jewell College built a domino chain using 2,410 books and successfully made the entire chain topple.

Most Money Put On A RecordSetter Book Of World Records

02:17 United States

Brian L. put 11 $100 bills and 68 $20 bills on a RecordSetter Book Of World Records. The total dollar amount came to $2,460.00, a new world record.

Fastest Time To Name All Harry Potter Book Titles In Chronological Order

00:33 United States

Matt Brodsky named all of the Harry Potter book titles in chronological order in 4.69 seconds.

Fastest Time To Read The Introduction Of The RecordSetter Book Of World Records

01:42 Canada

Kevin Z. read the introduction of the RecordSetter Book of World Records in one minute, 16.26 seconds.

Most Harry Potter Characters Named In 45 seconds

00:12 United States

Caitlin Walsh named 31 characters from the Harry Potter books in 45 seconds.

Most Catches Juggling Three Balls While Kneeling On An Exercise Ball And Balancing A Book On Head

United States

Nate T. completed 176 catches while juggling three balls and balancing a book on his head.

Most Burps While Balancing A Book On Head

01:14 United States

Dalton J. burped 59 times while balancing a book on his head.

Most Catches Juggling Two Tennis Balls While Spinning A Basketball On Pencil And Balancing A Book On Head

01:04 United States

Brian Pankey completed 79 catches juggling two tennis balls while spinning a basketball on a pencil and balancing a book on his head.

Longest Reverse Six-Finger Plank On Top Of Two Books Featuring The Record Setter

07:48 Canada

Darryl Learie performed a six-finger plank for 2.98 seconds atop two books he published in for same record. He used the RecordSetter Book of World Records and the Ripley's Believe It Or Not 9th Annual Book. Both books listed his name and mentioned his Most Consecutive One-Arm Push-Ups On A Raw Egg record.

Most Catches Juggling Three Balls In One Minute While Balancing The RecordSetter Book Of World Records On Head

02:00 England

Richard W. completed 215 catches juggling three balls in one minute while balancing the RecordSetter Book of World Records on his head.

Most Steps Taken By A Four-Year-Old While Balancing Three Books On Head

00:37 United States

Codie took 23 steps while balancing three books on her head. She is four years old.

Tallest Book Tower Held In One Hand

03:33 Australia

Peter Craig held up a tower of 64 books in his hand at once.

Tallest Book Tower Held In Hand While Balanced On A Rola Bola

01:45 Australia

Peter Craig held a stack of 53 books at once while on a rola bola.

Tallest Bill Tower Balanced On A Recordsetter Book Of World Records

01:55 United States

Tai Star built a bill tower consisting of 30 bills on a RecordSetter Book Of World Records.

Most Pages Flipped In 30 Seconds

00:35 United States

Brendan O. flipped 40 pages in 30 seconds.

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