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

Kathleen Krull (Author) Kathryn Hewitt (Illustrator)
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Description

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

Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
December 31, 2013
Pages
96
Dimensions
7.1 X 0.4 X 10.0 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780544247604

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About the Author

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.