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Going for gold / Joe Fullman.

Going for gold / Joe Fullman.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date
J N796.4809 FULL
Junior Non Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
J 796.4809 FULL
Junior Non Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
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ISBN 9780750295468 (hardback)
Author Fullman, Joe author.
Title Going for gold / Joe Fullman.
Publisher/Date London : Wayland, 2015.
©2015
Pagination etc. 32 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 28 cm.
Series The Olympics
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Note 'Going for gold' gives the lowdown on all the key Olympic sports, from rowing and gymnastics to cycling, athletics and swimming. It also looks at the new Olympic sports - rugby sevens, kite surfing and golf, focussing on the format of each sport, how it is scored, and the key rules. The book also gives some background information to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, their history and traditions, and looks ahead to the Games in Rio in 2016. It explores the Olympic village, the venues for the events, and how Brazil is preparing for the arrival of the world's most famous, and best-loved sporting event. Feature boxes on every spread look at highest-achieving Olympians and Paralympians in each sport - their triumphs, the challenges they have overcome, and how they have become such success stories. Fun, fact-filled text and a bright, engaging design make this the perfect Olympic title for children of 9+. Why not find out all about the history of the Olympics, in 'The Olympics ancient and modern', another title in the series.
Subject Olympics -- History -- Juvenile literature
Olympics -- Juvenile literature
Shelf Location J 796.4809 FULL
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