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Brilliant Women: Incredible Sporting Champions

; Rita Petruccioli (Illustratør)

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. Les mer
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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.
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Forlag: Wayland
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 48
ISBN: 9781526304704
Format: 25 x 19 cm
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3-4: Introduction
5-8: Marie Marvingt (France, 1875-1963, Many sports)
9-12: Babe Didrikson Zaharias (USA, 1914-1956, Many sports)
13-16: Cathy Freeman (Australia, 1973- , Sprinting)
17-20: Sarah Storey (UK, 1977- , Swimming and cycling)
21-24: Serena Williams (USA, 1982- , Tennis)
25-28: Kaori Icho (Japan, 1984- , Wrestling)
29-32: Marta (Brazil, 1986- , Football)
33-26: Tatyana McFadden (Russia/USA, 1989- , Wheelchair racing)
37-43 More Sporting Heroines: Yuenu, Lis Hartel, Janet Guthrie, Patti McGee, Nicola Adams, Tirunesh Dibaba, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Ellie Simmonds, Simone Biles
44-45: Get involved in Sport
46-48: Glossary, Further information, Index
Georgia Amson-Bradshaw is a children's writer and editor who lives in Brighton, East Sussex. She has worked on a number of high-profile and award-winning science books for kids, including the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize winner Eye Benders, and the London Science Museum activity book This Book Thinks You're a Scientist. She remembers the eye-opening and inspiring effect her favourite books had on her as a child, and so takes her responsibility to pass that interest and excitement on very seriously!

Rita Petruccioli was born in Rome in 1982. She attended the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome and ENSAD in Paris. Her works have been exhibited in Italy, France, Germany and South Korea. She works as an illustrator and comic book artist for different projects including advertising, magazines, textile design and children books. She has collaborated with different publishers such as Mondadori, Bao Publishing, Einaudi, Ladybird, Timbuktu Lab, Auzou, ELI, Lavieri, La Nuova Frontiera Junior, Il Castoro and Laterza. When she is not drawing she is engaged in workshops on gender stereotypes in comics.