National Geographic Kids Everything Sports
All the Photos, Facts, and Fun to Make You Jump!
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|Format: ||Paperback, 64 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 March 2016|
Become an expert on sports, just in time for the 2016 Olympics! From archery to zip lining this book covers EVERYTHING about the world's favorite team and individual sports. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about the history, rules and regs, training, and practice of dozens of athletic pursuits. Includes popular sports such as baseball, basketball, football, soccer, tennis, and quirkier sports such as fencing, curling, and table tennis. Series Overview- The National Geographic Kids Everything series breathes new life into the fun reference category with a fresh and dynamic presentation of the nonfiction subjects kids are most passionate about. Packed with facts and tantalizing anecdotes from real experts and bursting with photographs, these lively books give kids a fun way to absorb everything they want to know about a subject, whether they are driven by passion or curiosity.
About the Author
ERIC ZWEIG is a longtime sports fan and a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and the Society for International Hockey Research. He has authored several sports, hockey, and baseball books, including the annual NHL Official Guide and Record Book, The Toronto Blue Jays Official 25th Anniversary Commemorative Book, a sports quotes series, Total Hockey, 99: My Life in Pictures, Hockey Trivia for Kids (Scholastic), and Stanley Cup: 120 Years of Hockey Supremacy (Firefly Books). He is a behind the scenes researcher and contributor for The Sports Network (TSN) and CBC and an on-air guest for dozens of television and radio programs. Eric also appeared as a "hockey philosopher" in the series Hockey: A People's History, as well as appearing as an expert in The Olympians television series (CBC). A former member of the Toronto Blue Jays grounds crew, he still has a champagne bottle from the club's first American League East Division title celebration in 1985.
National Geographic Society|
27.18 x 22.86 x 0.76 centimetres (0.37 kg)|
5-9 years |