The Strongest Man in the World

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The Strongest Man in the World

Luis Cyr

By Nicolas Debon; Nicolas Debon (Illustrator)

Groundwood Books, Hardcover, 9780888997319, 36pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2007

Description

Strongman and circus owner Louis Cyr captured the world’s imagination with his remarkable feats of strength and mammoth proportions. Set in Quebec at the turn of the 20th century, this visual biography features the celebrity in his old age, recalling his glory days for his young daughter. In vivid detail he recounts his adventures traveling through Europe performing feats of strength that astounded audiences and remain unsurpassed today. Nicholas Debon’s vibrant illustrations and moving text bring the world of circuses and celebrities from long ago to life for young readers.



About the Author
Nicolas Debon is a freelance illustrator in Versailles, France. In addition to his illustrations for the Warlordis Series, he is also the author/illustrator of several other books, including two Canadian Governor Generalis Literary Award finalists.

Nicolas Debon is a freelance illustrator in Versailles, France. In addition to his illustrations for the Warlordis Series, he is also the author/illustrator of several other books, including two Canadian Governor Generalis Literary Award finalists.