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PublisherBarrington Stoke Ltd
Suitable for AgesFeatured Books for 9+ readers
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Publication date15th January 2010
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Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 7+. Formula 1 is one of the most popular global sports with boys and girls all over the world eager to emulate their star. For many children, however, until Lewis Hamilton became F1 World Champion this sport was seen by some as beyond their reach for no black person had ever got anywhere near. Now you can read exactly how Lewis became successful. From his humble beginnings on the go-kart tracks right through to becoming F1 World Champion, this is a great book for children with a younger reading age who want a short book with a mix of text and pictures on almost every page.
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SynopsisLewis Hamilton by Andy Croft
In 2008 Lewis Hamilton became the first black man to reach the top spot in Formula One racing. Find out how he got to the top - from driving remote control cars through to karting and being signed by McLaren at just 13. Live through the thrilling highs and crashing lows that Lewis experienced to become one of the most famous F1 drivers of the last decade.
About The Author
Andy Croft is an expert in his field and has written 30 books about sport for Hodder’s Livewire/Real Lives series. He teaches poetry and creative writing classes. He has also written biographies of Sol Campbell and Kelly Holmes for Barrington Stoke’s gr8read series. He lives in Middlesbrough.
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