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Michael Phelps' How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals

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  • Using clever comparisons and playful illustrations this book provides a colorful introduction to world-class training. Awe-inspiring, informative and motivational, this book does a fantastic job of presenting to kids the science and numbers of success.

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    • Michael Phelps' How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals.
    • Explains the training schedule that allowed Phelps to accomplish the record wins in a context that youngsters can easily understand.
    • Recommended for ages 4-8 years and grades 1-4.
    • Full color illustrations.
    • Hardcover, 32 pages.

    About the Creators

    • Author: Michael Phelps is an American swimmer with the record for winning the most gold medals (8) in a single Olympics (2008). He has won 16 Olympic medals, 14 gold, and 2 bronze. He has 7 world records and over 20 World Championship medals.
    • Author: Alan Abrahamson is an award-winning sportswriter and a recognized authority on the Olympics. He was a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times for 17 years. After, he left to write for the NBC suite of online properties, which includes NBCOlympics.com, NBCSports.com, and UniversalSports.com. Alan won the 2002 National Headliner Award for sports writing and was named the Los Angeles Press Club's 2004 sports journalist of the year.
    • Illustrator: Ward Jenkins is an illustrator and animator. His first picture book was How to Train with a T-Rex and Win Eight Gold Medals by Michael Phelps.

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  • 12/3/2009 Highly recommended

    rating star By Shelly R.

    This is a great kids book, especially if you have an 8 and Under swimmer.  The descriptions of how many hours he napped, how much he ate are put into terms that all kids can relate to, with fun illustrations that add to the enjoyment of his story.  And his goal setting didn't end with the 8 gold medals, it continues today.

    Shelly R.
    White Salmon, WA

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Michael Phelps' How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals

Using clever comparisons and playful illustrations this book provides a colorful introduction to world-class training. Awe-inspiring, informative and motivational, this book does a fantastic job of presenting to kids the science and numbers of success.

Details

  • Michael Phelps' How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals.
  • Explains the training schedule that allowed Phelps to accomplish the record wins in a context that youngsters can easily understand.
  • Recommended for ages 4-8 years and grades 1-4.
  • Full color illustrations.
  • Hardcover, 32 pages.

About the Creators

  • Author: Michael Phelps is an American swimmer with the record for winning the most gold medals (8) in a single Olympics (2008). He has won 16 Olympic medals, 14 gold, and 2 bronze. He has 7 world records and over 20 World Championship medals.
  • Author: Alan Abrahamson is an award-winning sportswriter and a recognized authority on the Olympics. He was a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times for 17 years. After, he left to write for the NBC suite of online properties, which includes NBCOlympics.com, NBCSports.com, and UniversalSports.com. Alan won the 2002 National Headliner Award for sports writing and was named the Los Angeles Press Club's 2004 sports journalist of the year.
  • Illustrator: Ward Jenkins is an illustrator and animator. His first picture book was How to Train with a T-Rex and Win Eight Gold Medals by Michael Phelps.
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