Surfer of the Century

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Surfer of the Century

The Life of Duke Kahanamoku

By Ellie Crowe; Richard Waldrep (Illustrator)

Lee & Low Books, Hardcover, 9781584302766

Publication Date: October 1, 2007

Description
The true story of Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, six-time Olympic swimming champion and legendary surfer who popularized surfing around the world. Full color.


About the Author
Ellie Crowe is the award-winning author of Nelson Mandela, the Boy Called Troublemaker, Surfer of the Century, Windrunner, Hardcore Inventing, Exploring Lost Hawaii.

RICHARD WALDREP is a full-time illustrator. He has created award-winning illustrations for editorial, publishing, advertising, and corporate clients including Men's Health, U.S. News and World Report, the Washington Post, and Parker Brothers. His paintings honoring subjects as varied as the Olympic Games, American music, and history have appeared on US postage

stamps. He lives in Sparks, Maryland.