by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw - £9.99 Hachette Children's Group (Wayland) (2019)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781526304704 | ISBN 10: 1526304708
In Incredible Sporting Champions, you will meet just a few of the incredibly talented, dedicated and brave women who have refused to let people decide for them what they are capable of achieving. Travel back to meet Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who single-handedly took on a team of 22 athletes and won. Be inspired by Tatyana McFadden, who spent her early years without a wheelchair and having to crawl on the floor of her orphanage but went on to win 17 Paralympic medals. Learn from legendary wrestler Kaori Icho, who won 189 contests in a row to go undefeated for 13 years straight. Whether you already live for sports or are just starting to catch the bug, this book is full of ideas and tips to help you think and play like a pro. You can be the next sporting champion, and learning from the experiences of some of the greatest ever sportswomen will surely help you along the way!
Curious, provocative, engaging, brave, and funny - women who change the world are diverse, intriguing and brilliant. Created by an all-women team and filled with wonderful illustrations, and engaging activities that will nurture your own varied skills, the Brilliant Women series compiles the stories of inspiring women from every field. Retelling their triumphs and adversities, this beautiful series of four books reveals and celebrates the women who have shaped the world we live in now. Perfect reading for the next generation of brilliant girls and boys.
Suitable for readers aged 9 and up.
(Price & availability last checked: June 2019)
In booklists: Sports - Books for Children and Young Adults, Biography and Autobiography - Books for Children, Women's History and Biography: Books for Children, Empowering and Inspiring Girls & Young Women, In categories: Childrens & Teenage Books, Health & Wellbeing, History & Biography, Feminism & Women, Children & Young People,