This London 2012 guide contains everything young readers need to become true Olympic Games and Paralympic Games experts. Illustrated with 100 amazing images, this fantastic book includes analysis of each of the Games’ events as well as profiles of of the tournament’s star athletes including Usain Bolt, Tom Daley, Oscar Pistorious, Michael Phelps, Rebecca Adlington, Sir Chris Hoy and Ellie Simmonds. Readers can meet Wenlock and Mandeville, the official London 2012 Games mascots, read the special features on the Games’ preparations and venues, complete the progress chart and solve the many fun puzzles and quizzes all based around the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
About the Author
Gavin Newsham is an award-winning writer whose work regularly appears in the Observer Sport Monthly and the Sunday Times. His previous books include Once in a Lifetime, the story of the New York Cosmos and celebrated biographies of golfer John Daly (for which he won the NSC Best New Writer in 2004), The Ofiicial Treasures of Muhammad Ali and the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Fact File.
Series: London 2012
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 12th April 2012
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.6 x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.5