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Women in Sport - Fifty Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win

English · Hardback

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Women in Sport celebrates the success of the tough, bold and fearless women who paved the way for today's athletes. The sportswomen featured include well-known figures like tennis player Serena Williams and broadcaster Clare Balding, as well as lesser-known pioneers like Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel, and Keiko Fukuda, the highest-ranked female judoka in history. From the creator of the bestselling Women in Science , this richly illustrated book highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable sportswomen from the 1800s to today, including trailblazers, Olympians and record-breakers in more than forty sports. It also contains infographics on topics such as muscle anatomy, pay and media statistics for female athletes, and influential women's teams.

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This book is filled with stories of women who achieved their greatest dreams - women who pushed themselves to the limit, did the impossible and became legends.

Product details

Authors Rachel Ignotofsky
Publisher Wren & Rook
 
Languages English
Age Recommendation ages 9 to 11
Product format Hardback
Released 31.01.2018
 
EAN 9781526360922
ISBN 978-1-5263-6092-2
No. of pages 128
Dimensions 193 mm x 237 mm x 16 mm
Subjects Children's and young people's books > Non-fiction books / Non-fiction picture books > Miscellaneous

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women, Interest age: from c 9 years, For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, For National Curriculum Key Stage 2 (England and Wales), For primary education

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