Brilliant Women: Incredible Sporting Champions

Author:   Georgia Amson-Bradshaw ,  Rita Petruccioli
Publisher:   Hachette Children's Group
ISBN:  

9781526304704


Pages:   48
Publication Date:   12 March 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Georgia Amson-Bradshaw ,  Rita Petruccioli
Publisher:   Hachette Children's Group
Imprint:   Wayland
Dimensions:   Width: 19.00cm , Height: 0.40cm , Length: 25.00cm
Weight:   0.178kg
ISBN:  

9781526304704


ISBN 10:   1526304708
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   12 March 2019
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children's (6-12)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
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3-4: Introduction 5-8: Marie Marvingt (France, 1875-1963, Many sports) 9-12: Babe Didrikson Zaharias (USA, 1914-1956, Many sports) 13-16: Cathy Freeman (Australia, 1973- , Sprinting) 17-20: Sarah Storey (UK, 1977- , Swimming and cycling) 21-24: Serena Williams (USA, 1982- , Tennis) 25-28: Kaori Icho (Japan, 1984- , Wrestling) 29-32: Marta (Brazil, 1986- , Football) 33-26: Tatyana McFadden (Russia/USA, 1989- , Wheelchair racing) 37-43 More Sporting Heroines: Yuenu, Lis Hartel, Janet Guthrie, Patti McGee, Nicola Adams, Tirunesh Dibaba, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Ellie Simmonds, Simone Biles 44-45: Get involved in Sport 46-48: Glossary, Further information, Index

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Georgia Amson-Bradshaw (Author) Georgia Amson-Bradshaw is a children's writer and editor who lives in Brighton, East Sussex. She has worked on a number of high-profile and award-winning science books for kids, including the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize winner Eye Benders, and the London Science Museum activity book This Book Thinks You're a Scientist. She remembers the eye-opening and inspiring effect her favourite books had on her as a child, and so takes her responsibility to pass that interest and excitement on very seriously! Rita Petruccioli (Illustrator) Rita Petruccioli was born in Rome in 1982. She attended the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome and ENSAD in Paris. Her works have been exhibited in Italy, France, Germany and South Korea. She works as an illustrator and comic book artist for different projects including advertising, magazines, textile design and children books. She has collaborated with different publishers such as Mondadori, Bao Publishing, Einaudi, Ladybird, Timbuktu Lab, Auzou, ELI, Lavieri, La Nuova Frontiera Junior, Il Castoro and Laterza. When she is not drawing she is engaged in workshops on gender stereotypes in comics.

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