By Darran Stobbart
Have you ever wondered… What was the biggest dinosaur? What’s the fastest plane ever built? Where’s the tallest waterfall in the world? Lift the flaps to climb the tallest mountain, explore the depths of the ocean, peer into our solar system, and more. With links to specially selected websites for videos, photos and virtual tours.
Darran Stobbart spent the better part of a decade as children’s bookseller in the North East of England. He studied crime scene and forensic science at university, which comes in handier than you’d expect. A collector of utterly useless facts, Darran writes about a huge range of subjects at Usborne, but specialises in science. He has a massive passion for stories, from books to television, as well as music, which he plays badly and spends a lot of time watching others play well. He will talk to you about octopuses for as long as you let him.
Visit Usborne Quicklinks for links to websites where you can watch Usain Bolt in record-breaking races, meet the biggest animal that has ever lived, see from the top of Mount Everest and discover strange creatures in the deepest oceans.