Real Sports Heroes (Innbundet)


Marius Lien

Norwegian title: Ekte sportshelter
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2024
Pages: 128
Illustrator: Noguchi, Mikael
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
Originaltittel: Ekte sportshelter
ISBN/EAN: 9788202815103
Kategori: Children's Books
Age: 9 - 12
Overview Ekte sportshelter

The coolest heroes are the ones who are brave enough to take action off the field too.

The biggest sporting stars are major celebrities. They have masses of fans who’ll cheer them on whatever may happen. That gives them an opportunity to make an impact on the world around them. Some of the biggest stars choose to use that opportunity. They want to make the world a better place. And they choose to do so in different ways.

In this book readers will meet heroes like Muhammad Ali, who was jailed for opposing the Vietnam War, Marcus Rashford who fights for free school meals in the United Kingdom, and Ingrid Olsdatter Vestby, the first female ski-jumper, who paved the way for other women.

The book tells the story of fifty heroes in a variety of different sports from across the globe.

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Author Marius Lien

Marius Lien (b. 1975) has written about football and other sports for years. He was part of establishing the award-winning football magazine Josimar in 2009, and has written for the Norwegian newspaper Morgenbladet as a regular columnist. He is also a teacher.

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