Meet Danny Baker – the boy with the most revolting records


This is Danny Baker

Like many young boys, Danny dreams of making it into the record books.

Eternally optimistic, he writes to Mr Bibby, Keeper of the Records, with hilarious accounts of his yucky endeavours.

There are four great Danny Baker books, in which he seeks out to achieve some of the most revolting records EVER!

The World’s Biggest Bogey
Danny attempts to break the following records:
  • The heaviest ball of snot! (DB attempt: 1.4 grams)
  • The most nits on a single human head! (DB attempt: 109)
  • The world’s smelliest feet! (DB attempt: 205 children and 5 teachers rendered unconscious within 10 seconds)
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The World’s Awesomest Air-Barf
Whilst away on holiday, Danny attempts to:
  • See how many sickbags can be filled in a single flight! (DB attempt: 13)
  • Find the wriggliest bath! (DB attempt: 9,183 worms)
  • And the freckliest face! (DB attempt: 1,246 freckles – before sabotage by Mum and the Factor 5,000,000 suncream)
The World’s Loudest Armpit Fart
Danny continues to set a world record with:
  • Most armpit-farted verses of ‘Old MacDonald had a Farm’!
  • Vilest verrucas!
  • Biggest jelly-fight!
  • Crinkliest wrinkles!
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The World’s Stickiest Earwax
And Danny’s latest record attempts include:
  • Making the biggest scale model made of earwax!
  • Attempting the deadliest rollercoaster ride!
  • Creating the filthiest furballs!
  • And hosting barmiest birthday party!

Find out more about Danny Baker, and Steve Hartley, the guy behind the books, at

Meet Danny, his family and friends

DannyDanny Baker wants to be the best in the world at something – anything – and he doesn’t care how stinky, sticky, itchy, slimy, noisy, or grubby he gets on his way to becoming a Record Breaker!
MatthewMatthew Mason is Danny’s best friend, and Captain of the school football team. He loves to help Danny with his record attempts, by inventing the gadgets and doing the maths.
NatalieNatalie is Danny’s older sister. She likes everything to be clean and pink and fluffy. Danny’s disgusting ways drive her mad and make her grumpy, and she snitches on him whenever she can.
Danny’s MumDanny’s Mum puts up with Danny’s record-breaking, but she draws the line when Danny’s underpants become a health hazard! She loves taking things to pieces and putting them back together again.
Danny’s DadDanny’s Dad is Danny’s hero, and the Best Goalkeeper in the World Ever. The certificate he was once awarded by the Great Big Book of World Records is what inspired Danny to begin his Quest to be Best!
Mr BibbyMr Bibby is Keeper of the Records at the Great Big Book of World Records. In his letters he encourages Danny’s attempts, making sure he sticks to the rules and does everything By The Book.

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