Guinness World Records Launches eBook Edition

For eBook readers who want to how big the largest cat (47 pounds) is in the world is or how long the longest kiss lasted (33 hours), you no longer have to go to Google. Guinness World Records is launching the Guinness World Records 2011 book, which has been specifically formatted as an eBook.

This is the first digital edition of the guide, which was originally founded in 1955. Hachette Book Group distributes the print edition and will now also distribute the eBook edition.

The eBook includes 288 pages of 4,000 world records, including new and updated versions, as well as classic records. The eBook will include new photos and a search function.

Samantha Fay, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Guinness World Records had this statement: “We are all excited at Guinness World Records to debut our first eBook in North America. We have watched the rise of the eBook market with interest, and in Hachette found the perfect partner to faithfully convert our complex and inspiring title so the 2011 Edition can be enjoyed for the first time in digital form.”

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