Lives of the Athletes : Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought)
Babe Ruth was the greatest slugger ever--and off the field snacked on pickled eels and chocolate ice cream. Johnny Weissmuller swam to Olympic fame--and on land practiced the Tarzan yell. "Krull hits another home run."--"American Bookseller"
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- Hardback | 96 pages
- 218.44 x 261.62 x 15.24mm | 476.27g
- 01 Mar 1997
- HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
- San Diego, CA, China
- Illustrations, unspecified
About Kathleen Krull
Kathleen Krull has written much innovative nonfiction for young people, including all of the books in the "Lives of . . ." series, and has made a chatty, accessible approach to biography her hallmark. She lives in San Diego, California. Visit her website at www.kathleenkrull.com. Kathryn Hewitt's caricatures of famous figures led kids to dub the "Lives of . . ." series the "Big Head" books. She has illustrated many books for young readers, some of which she also wrote. She lives in Santa Monica, California. Visit her website at www.kathrynhewitt.com.