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Olympics

Olympics( )
Author: Oxlade, Chris
Illustrator: Crawford, Andy
Gorton, Steve
ISBN:978-0-375-90222-2
Publication Date:Sep 1999
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Knopf Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $20.99
Book Description:

Olympics is a triumphal history of the games, from ancient Greece to Sydney in 2000. Readers will discover the pageantry of the original games; Pierre de Coubertin's revival of the modern games in 1896; the variety of Olympic sports; astounding world records; the intense training Olympians endure; the politics of Olympic games, including boycotts and terrorism; and much more. Here's a glorious celebration of the world's finest athletes and their spirit of competition and excellence.

Book Details
Pages:64
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Olympics & Paralympics
Book Weight:1.101 Pounds



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