A LOT can change in a year, and the bestselling SCHOLASTIC BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS has been updated to include all the most recent events with a fresh new interior design!Whether kids want to know what the world's deadliest snake is, which country eats the most chocolate, who has the most career touchdowns in the NFL, or which state has the largest water park, the SCHOLASTIC BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS 2009 has all of the answers and much, much more! Over the past seven years, kids, parents, and teachers have come to love this kid-friendly book.Each of the 300 records on pop culture, sports, science, and more has its own page that includes a full-color photograph and detailed description of the record.