Weird Sports

Weird Sports

by Michael Teitelbaum
     
 
Baseball, football, and soccer get all the attention, but now it's time for the weird sports to take over! Toss a mullet, take an extreme unicycle ride, race a bed (or a lawnmower or a toilet), and roll with some cheese! Special sections show sports around the world, including chess boxing and elephant soccer, as well as the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics. Every sports

Overview

Baseball, football, and soccer get all the attention, but now it's time for the weird sports to take over! Toss a mullet, take an extreme unicycle ride, race a bed (or a lawnmower or a toilet), and roll with some cheese! Special sections show sports around the world, including chess boxing and elephant soccer, as well as the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics. Every sports fan will find something to love in these tales of athletes with a different point of view.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936310036
Publisher:
Beach Ball Books
Publication date:
03/28/2011
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
980L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Teitelbaum is the author of more 150 children's books including young adult and middle-grade novels, tie-in novelizations, and picture books based on characters, movies, and television shows as varied as Spider-Man, Superman, Avatar, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Smallville, X-Men, Batman, Transformers, Garfield, and Kermit the Frog. He has worked with all the major trade children's publishers, including Scholastic, Little, Brown, Dorling Kindersley, Random House, Penguin, Simon & Schuster, Disney, Reader's Digest, and HarperCollins. His sports series, Backyard Sports, is based on the best-selling video game of the same name. He was also editor of Little League Magazine for Kids, and is the author of a two-volume encyclopedia on the Baseball Hall of Fame as well as Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life, a character education program based on the life of Jackie Robinson. Michael is also the author of Sports in America: the 1980s, Behind the Plate: The National League East, Down to the Wire: Baseball's Greatest Pennant Races, and Great Moments in Woman's Sports.

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