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Lives of the Athletes

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Lives of the Athletes

Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought)

By Kathleen Krull; Kathryn Hewitt (Illustrator)

Harcourt Brace and Company, Paperback, 9780544247604, 96pp.

Publication Date: December 31, 2013

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Description
Babe Ruth was the greatest slugger ever--and off the field snacked on pickled eels and chocolate ice cream. Johnny Weissmuller swam to Olympic fame--and on land practiced the Tarzan yell. "Krull hits another home run."--American Bookseller


About the Author
Kathleen Krull has written much innovative nonfiction for young people, including all of the books in the Lives of . . . series, and has made a chatty, accessible approach to biography her hallmark. She lives in San Diego, California. Visit her website at www.kathleenkrull.com. Kathryn Hewitt's caricatures of famous figures led kids to dub the Lives of . . . series the "Big Head" books. She has illustrated many books for young readers, some of which she also wrote. She lives in Santa Monica, California. Visit her website at www.kathrynhewitt.com.
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