Readers will be in awe when they learn about the fastest sofa in the world and the world's longest recorded burp. Containing dozens of incredible photos and fun trivia facts, The World's Craziest Records gives young readers a look at some of the most incredible records ever achieved.
Kara Garbe Balcerzak has been writing for fun ever since elementary school, when she wrote a series of mystery stories starring her two best friends. Now, as an adult, she's the author of several children's books as well as published essays about her life experiences. She is currently writing a memoir about her experiences living and teaching in Burkina Faso, West Africa, where she spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer. In addition to writing, Kara loves traveling, camping, teaching, and eating international food. She grew up in Virginia, but now lives in Minnesota with her husband, two stepsons, and a lot of houseplants.