O is for Olympics by Ned Elliott
  

O is for Olympics

Written by Ned Elliott
Illustrated by Zack McLaughlin

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Numerous amazing and little known facts about the Olympics will inform and amuse children in equal measure. From a heroic marathon runner in 490 BC to one who sneaked a lift in 1904, this A-Z brings to life the epic feats and outrageous cheats that have helped make the greatest sporting event ever. The publication forms a perfect guide for children and a must-have souvenir for the games in 2012.

Titles already published in the A is for Alphabet series or scheduled include:

L is for London

O is for Olympics

P is for Pirates (Autumn 2012)

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Synopsis

O is for Olympics by Ned Elliott

This hardback pocket A-Z is the second in our A is for Alphabet Series after L is for London. O if for Olympics is filled with fun and quirky facts about the biggest sporting event in the world, from letter A describing the first modern games starting in Athens in 1896 to letter Z describing Zeus, who presided over the ancient games in Olympia.

About the Author

Ned Elliott is an author. Zack McLaughlin is an illustrator whose works include The Finding of Blue Bunny, Hagurosan, and How Poeple Lived.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Ned Elliott
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Publisher

Hogs Back Books Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2012

ISBN

9781907432125

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