LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

EDGE: Dream to Win: Tom Daley

by Roy Apps

Part of the EDGE: Dream to Win Series

EDGE: Dream to Win: Tom Daley Synopsis

From the time that Tom, aged 8, drew a picture of his ambition to dive at the Olympic Games, he has gone on to become Britain's leading diver, capturing the attention of the world's media along the way. In this easily accessible text read Tom's emotional story, from his childhood years right up to when he took Olympic bronze at London 2012. It takes blood, sweat and tears to get to the top of any sport, and these short, inspirational biographies show just how tough it can be. Focusing on top athletes and sport personalities, each dramatic story brings to life the skill, determination and luck needed to break through into top level competition. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781445118345
Publication date: 30th April 2013
Author: Roy Apps
Publisher: Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 48 pages
Categories: Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's / Teenage),

About Roy Apps

Roy Apps is the author of more than fifty children's books, including The Twitches, Fang Gang and How To Handle. He is the author of the highly successful Dream to Win series for Franklin Watts. His novel The Secret Summer of Daniel Lyons won The Writers' Guild Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Awards. It is now a successful musical. Roy writes extensively for radio, theatre and TV. In 2001 he was awarded a BAFTA for his children's TV work, which includes Byker Grove, The Ghost Hunter and Barmy Aunt Boomerang. Roy visits schools, libraries and bookshops to ...

More About Roy Apps

More Books By Roy Apps

Cover for Robbers, Cops, Crime  by Roy Apps
Cover for EDGE: Sporting Heroes: Jamie Vardy by Roy Apps
Cover for EDGE: Sporting Heroes: Greg Rutherford by Roy Apps
View All Books By Roy Apps

Share this book