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The London 2012 Games Superstars : An Official London 2012 Games Publication - Gavin Newsham

The London 2012 Games Superstars

An Official London 2012 Games Publication

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The London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games will see the world's athletes come together to determine who really is the best and The London 2012 Games Superstars profiles the leading contenders.

Officially endorsed by London 2012 Games and illustrated throughout with over 30 colour images, The London 2012 Games Superstars includes an introduction, explaining what it takes to become an Olympic and Paralympic hero, and 28 portraits of the London 2012 medal contenders. The profiles include quotes, vital information, career statistics and milestones along with stunning action photographs.

Superstars is the perfect children's companion to the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games and may inspire them to want to become champions themselves.

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 Official Treasures of Muhammad Ali and the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Fact File.

Introduction Usain Bolt Rebecca Adlington Rafa Nadal Tom Daley Yelena Isinbayeva Oscar Pistorious Jessica Ennis Haile Gebrselassie Ellie Simmonds Chris Hoy Michael Phelps Blanka Vlasic Tyson Gray US Basketball team Teddy Tamgho Ian Thorpe Sarah Story Larissa Franca Wang Hao Jessica Ennis French men's handball team Alana Nichols Adam van Koeverden Netherlands Hockey team William Fox-Pitt Anders Olsson Japan women's soccer team Louis Smith Nurcan Taylan Shaznae Reade Cameron Meyer Tyson Gay Kelly Cartwright

ISBN: 9781847329288
ISBN-10: 1847329284
Series: London 2012
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 12th April 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.31 x 20.96  x 0.25
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1