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EDGE: Dream to Win: Ellie Simmonds

by Roy Apps

Part of the EDGE: Dream to Win Series

EDGE: Dream to Win: Ellie Simmonds Synopsis

Ellie, or Eleanor, Simmonds, is a swimming legend - and she's only sixteen years old - a multi-Paralympic champion. Read her story from her childhood up to when she crossed the finish line at the London 2012 Paralympics. 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.

EDGE: Dream to Win: Ellie Simmonds Press Reviews

An excellent series which is an easy read and provides just enough information to stimulate reading and encourage further research. * Parents in Touch *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781445122311
Publication date: 15th January 2013
Author: Roy Apps
Publisher: Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 48 pages
Categories: Swimming & water sports (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 ...

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