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Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends (Kid Legends #2)

Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends (Kid Legends #2) cover

Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends (Kid Legends #2)

By  David Stabler , Illustrated By  Doogie Horner
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Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations show how Tiger Woods, Gabby Douglas, Bruce Lee, Billie Jean King, and other budding sports champions faced kid-sized challenges growing up.
 
Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker, his family sent him to reform school. Race car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her “girls can’t drive.” And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the tango in his school play. 

Kid Athletes tells all of their stories and more with full-color cartoon illustrations on every page. Other subjects include Billie Jean King, Jackie Robinson, Yao Ming, Gabby Douglas, Tiger Woods, Julie Krone, Bruce Lee, Muhammad Ali, Bobby Orr, Lionel Messi, and more!

Author David Stabler and illustrator Doogie Horner have created several books together, including Kid Presidents (Quirk, 2014), Kid Athletes (Quirk, 2015), Kid Artists (Quirk, 2016), and Kid Authors (Quirk, 2017).

ISBN: 9781594748028

ISBN-10: 9781594748028

Publisher: Quirk Books

Publication Date: 11/17/2015 - 12:00am

On Sale: 11/17/2015 - 12:00am

Pages: 208

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation

Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places

Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance