Sport Stinks (It's True!)
|Author:||Justin Kemp & Damian Farrow|
Packed with amazing facts about sport, this is the twenty-fourth title in the fantastic non-fiction series, It's True!
Find out why tennis players have to be mind readers, what happened in the weirdest Olympic marathon, and how to bend it like Beckham. Do you have what it takes to run, jump, swim, throw, dive or cycle like a champion?
Score with your mates when you have all the facts on sport! First published 2006.
'the It's True!series...must surely be the funkiest, attention-grabbing titles on any bookshelf...fascinating information and trivia delivered in a most engaging flip style. Great fun yet authoritatively researched.' Magpies20:3, July 2005'makes reading non-fiction fun...a very entertaining and easy to read book which would appeal to anyone who loves reading about sport.'Jasmine, 13, YARA'if you want to hit a ball for six or bend it like Beckham pick up this book. I rate it 4 out of 5 stars.'Naim, Townsville Bulletin7 November 2006
Dr Damien Farrow is the Skill Acquisition Specialist at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. As part of his role there, in 2005 he is working as a consultant for the Crows and has been appointed the throwing coach for the Wallabies (Australian Rugby Union). He has a PhD from the University of Queensland and a Master of Applied Science degree from Deakin University, Melbourne. Jane Kemp has worked together with Clare Walters in the parenting market for many years, most recently as deputy editor and features editor of the respected babycare magazine Practical Parenting. They are co-authors of 15 successful childrens books. Jane particularly enjoys writing about babycare, childcare and health.