The Mad, Mad World of Sports by Tony Davis
  

Synopsis

The Mad, Mad World of Sports by Tony Davis

Ever heard of the surfer who rode a single wave for 37 minutes? Or the boxer who managed to knock himself out? Amazing feats, mind-boggling moments, bizarre facts, embarrassing mistakes.take a look at some of the weirdest and most wonderful stories from the mad, mad world of sports! 'I liked it because it has a bunch of funny, crazy, weird and just plain stupid things that will make you laugh and just want to read on.I wish it was longer.' Mateus, 12

Reviews

'I liked it because it has a bunch of funny, crazy, weird and just plain stupid things that will make you laugh and just want to read on...I wish it was longer.'

'I love the wacky facts like riding bikes 1 km off a plane into the sea, now that's cool! It's a really cool and funny sports book.'

'It is very exciting and after you've read it you can tell your family and friends about amazing sporting events, spills and thrills...It is great to read, like the Guinness Book of Records. I think the writer should write more books like this.'

About the Author

Tony Davis is a Sydney-based writer with a passion for sport - and for the quirky. He has written a wide range of fiction and non-fiction, including the popular Roland Wright, Future Knight children's series, set in the Middle Ages; two children's books about cars, You Must Be Skidding! and Are You For Wheel?; and the bestselling Lemon! for adults. When he is not putting words on paper (or screens), Tony is playing football or cricket in the backyard with his three sons, strumming a guitar, reading, hiking or listening to music on his stereo, iPod or hand-cranked '78 record player.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
180 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Tony Davis
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Publisher

Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

1st November 2008

ISBN

9781741755572


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