Lives of the Athletes

Lives of the Athletes : Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought)

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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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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 218.44 x 261.62 x 15.24mm | 476.27g
  • San Diego, CA, China
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152008063
  • 9780152008062
  • 1,592,280

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.
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4 45% (36)
3 30% (24)
2 5% (4)
1 0% (0)
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