Michael Phelps by Roy Apps
  

Synopsis

Michael Phelps by Roy Apps

Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? Michael had a dream -- to be the world's greatest Olympic athlete ever. This is the story of Michael's early years and his break through into the US Olympic swimming squad.

About the Author

Roy Apps is the author of more than fifty children's books, including The Twitches, Fang Gang and How To Handle. He is the author of the highly successful Dream to Win series for Franklin Watts. His novel The Secret Summer of Daniel Lyons won The Writers' Guild Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Awards. It is now a successful musical. Roy writes extensively for radio, theatre and TV. In 2001 he was awarded a BAFTA for his children's TV work, which includes Byker Grove, The Ghost Hunter and Barmy Aunt Boomerang. Roy visits schools, libraries and bookshops to read from his books and to share the secrets of The Shed in Your Head . He runs Writing Projects for all ages and over the last few years has helped young and new writers make books, stage plays, films, performance poetry and most recently, an opera.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Roy Apps
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

22nd October 2009

ISBN

9780749690281


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