The First Marathon

The Legend of Pheidippides

By Susan Reynolds; Daniel Minter (Illustrator)
Albert Whitman & Company, Library Binding, 9780807508671, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 2006

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About the Author
Reynolds is an author, artist, distance walker, wife, and mother of four. Her book "The First Marathon: the Legend of Pheidippides" relates the story of the runner who started it all as well as how the modern marathon has evolved. Her second book "Walking Outside the Box" is her personal journey to fitness and includes the story of her first marathon as well as some of her walking adventures. Summer '07 she completed a nearly 200 mile solo-backpacking trek in the Arctic Circle of Lapland, Sweden, and is scheduled for a 300 miler in April '08.

Minter is originally from a small town in Georiga. He attended the Art Institute of Atlanta, and has been working as an artist in various media. Minter has exhibited in the United States and abroad.
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