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Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Amazing Human Feats of Speed

Amazing Human Feats of Speed

Author: Debbie Vilardi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

Many people push themselves to the limit to be the fastest. Fastest in what? In anything! Read this book to learn about these record-setters in speed.

Get Active!: Swimming

Get Active!: Swimming

Author: Alix Wood Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Be inspired to keep fit with Get Active! Learn an array of water skills with Get Active!: Swimming. From breaststroke to backstroke, lifesaving to water polo, this book has useful photos, step-by-step guides and technical tips to help you perfect a whole host of strokes and skills. When your favourite thing to do is be physically active, it's easy to have fun and be fit. Readers will dive into swimming, bend over backwards for gymnastics, find peace with yoga and more, through fun, informational content about many popular activities. Step-by-step instructions will help readers learn all the right moves, and even teach them how to pursue a career in their hobby! Colourful photographs will draw future ice-skaters, dancers, and martial artists into the fascinating world of their sport - and encourage them to keep practising. This series inspires a healthy lifestyle through fun, varied types of exercise, and is a perfect tool for children aged 9+.

Get Active!: Yoga

Get Active!: Yoga

Author: Alix Wood Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Be inspired to keep fit with Get Active! Learn an array of different poses with Get Active!: Yoga. From meditation to breathing, standing poses to floor poses, this book has useful photos, step-by-step guides and technical tips to help you perfect a whole host of moves. When your favourite thing to do is be physically active, it's easy to have fun and be fit. Readers will dive into swimming, bend over backwards for gymnastics, find peace with yoga and more, through fun, informational content about many popular activities. Step-by-step instructions will help readers learn all the right moves, and even teach them how to pursue a career in their hobby! Colourful photographs will draw future ice-skaters, dancers, and martial artists into the fascinating world of their sport - and encourage them to keep practising. This series inspires a healthy lifestyle through fun, varied types of exercise, and is a perfect tool for children aged 9+.

G.O.A.T. - Simone Biles Making the Case for the Greatest of All Time

G.O.A.T. - Simone Biles Making the Case for the Greatest of All Time

Author: Susan Blackaby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2019

Who is the greatest gymnast of all time? This stunning book, filled with colour photographs and fascinating facts, makes the case that it's Simone Biles! G.O.A.T. stands for Greatest Of All Time - and it takes lifelong dedication, non-stop work and unbelievable talent to even be considered for the honour. In the world of gymnastics, that athlete is Simone Biles, who in 2018 became the first American to win a medal at every event in the World Championships, garnering four golds, a silver and a bronze. And that's in addition to her Olympic golds for best individual all-around, vault and floor, along with the US team gold. Find out all about the powerhouse gymnast in this fun book packed with stats, sidebars and details about her journey. Sports-crazed kids will love it.

Amazing Human Feats of Endurance

Amazing Human Feats of Endurance

Author: Haley Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Endurance is the power to keep going even when something is hard. Read this book to discover the greatest feats of human accomplishment as they test themselves to their limits of endurance.

Amazing Human Feats of Distance

Amazing Human Feats of Distance

Author: Matt Scheff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

People train for months or years to be able to run 26-mile-long marathons. The feats of distance that some of the people featured in this book have achieved make running a marathon sound like a piece of cake!

Legends of the Martial Arts Masters Tales of Bravery and Adventure Featuring Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Other Great Martial Artists

Legends of the Martial Arts Masters Tales of Bravery and Adventure Featuring Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Other Great Martial Artists

Author: S. Peterson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

Throughout the ages, cunning and brave heroes have reached deep inside themselves to find the strength to triumph over long odds. Aspiring black belts will love this action-packed collection of twenty-six stories about the great heroes of the martial arts and their many paths to victory. The stories include the tales of: The legendary Bruce Lee Kung Fu master and greatest martial artist of his time; Miyamoto Musashi the greatest swordsman in history and the author of the Book of Five Rings; Jackie Chan a dyslexic boy, abandoned at age seven who grew up to be a martial arts film star; Mu-lan the brave daughter who went to battle for the good of her family. These exciting tales of thrilling fights and wily strategies span the wide world of martial arts from Aikido, Karate, Kung Fu, Sumo, and Jujitsu to Brazilian Capoeira, Israeli Krav Maga, Korean Tae-kwon-do, Japanese Kyudo, and Thailand's Muay Thai, even the Zen-focused tea ceremony which teaches the discipline martial artists require to succeed. Filled with incredible action and amazing feats of daring and skill, Legends of the Martial Arts Masters will inspire readers of all ages with stories of courage, endurance and self-discovery.

The Great Book of Sports

The Great Book of Sports

Author: Luca Langue&Parole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2019

A fabulously illustrated book to introduce young readers to the world of sport via fact sheets dedicated to the world's most popular athletic activities: ranging from more famous games like soccer to more unusual sports such as cricket. Each sport is presented with a simple summary of the rules, a series of champions who have made that sport great, and some of the most interesting fun facts (sometimes very bizarre!) you can imagine. A book that will make children eager to step out onto all fields of play.

Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids

Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids

Author: Justin Miles Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2019

Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids presents straightforward advice on what every explorer must know if they are to survive the most daunting challenges the world has to offer. The ultimate adventures are gleaned from the author's travels around the world. He packs every page with the priceless knowledge he has gained over the years. Features include: Watch Out! warnings and danger alerts; What To Wear checklists; How To advice (such as how to spear a fish); Equipment essentials (like anti-leech socks); Did You Know sidebars describing the animals adventurers may encounter; Interesting facts, such as the experiences of record-breaking explorers, like Sir Ranulph Fiennes who cut off the tops of his own fingers in a vice rather than endure the pain of frostbite for one more minute; Explorer Q+A's, where the author describes his own lifetime of exploring; Author Q+A's. Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids is no replacement for the real thing but quite possibly it will inspire would-be explorers to dream about their own adventures in the not-so-distant future.

Ultimate Survival Guide for Kids

Ultimate Survival Guide for Kids

Author: Rob Colson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2019

Straightforward advice on what to do under threat of a dangerous situation. The first three chapters in this book - Animal Dangers, Natural Dangers, and Human Hazards - describe what to do in a total of 24 specific emergencies. The fourth chapter, Basic Survival Skills, has 14 important tips on emergency preparedness and survival skills. Each crisis is summarized on a double-page spread with 1-2-3 what-to-do checklists, Fast Facts , Life Savers , Did You Know , and If You sidebars, and margin notes. The book's eye-catching design features brilliant full-bleed colour and dynamic action photographs. The life-threatening scenarios include: Animal Dangers: What to do if you are bitten by a snake; How to escape from a bear; What to do if you are chased by bees. Natural Dangers: How to survive a hurricane; How to avoid being struck by lightning; What to do if you are caught in a flood. Human Hazards: How to escape from water in a car; How to escape from a burning building; How to avoid being crushed in a crowd. The Survival Skills include: Planning a trip; Using a penknife; Finding food; Making a shelter; Making a fire; Tying knots. Children like to feel in control. Knowing what to do in the case of an emergency increases the chance of survival and it also reduces fear. Even if readers never venture beyond the front door, they will enjoy Ultimate Survival Guide for Kids.

Karate Kid

Karate Kid

Author: Rosanne Kurstedt Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/09/2019

A goat kid loves to do karate! And he is sure to inspire young kids to try karate as well. Follow Goat as he goes through the major stances and karate moves, teaching readers to channel focus and strength through each pose. Karate Kid's simple, measured, and meditative text is complemented by playful yet instructive illustrations by Mark Chambers to teach youngsters how to get involved in karate--and to have fun while doing so, too.