Big Sandcastle in Germany – level 1
In Germany, people build a big sandcastle. International artists work on it. It takes them weeks. It is not easy.
They have an accident. It happens after just one week. Parts of the castle come down. They continue to work.
People come to watch them. The Guinness World Record officials are there, too. They say that the sandcastle is the highest sandcastle in the world. It measures 14.5 metres. However, there is a problem.
A sandcastle can be made only from sand and water. There is some wood in this sandcastle. People use the wood when they build a sandcastle. The artists forget the wood is there. They do not set a new world record.
Difficult words: international (from around the world), continue (if you continue doing something, you do not stop doing it), official (somebody who represents an organisation).
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