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How Do You Become an Olympian?

A Book About the Olympics and Olympic Athletes

32 pages
Flowerpot Childrens Press

Have you ever wondered how athletes become Olympians? Canadian Olympic runner and author Madeleine Kelly explains the history of the Games, how athletes train for their event, and so much more! Each topic is explored through illustrations and informative and engaging text in this new addition to the How Do series.

About the How Do series: These fully-illustrated nonfiction picture books are a great introduction to various STEM topics. Each title includes facts and figures, simple diagrams and hilarious illustrations and is written in a question-and-answer format to encourage readers to ask questions and guess the answers before exploring the science behind the correct answers.

Author Bio

Meet Canadian national champion and Olympian, Madeleine Kelly. Madeleine started running track around the age of 12. She continued to run and train and eventually ran track in college at the University of Toronto. She earned a bronze medal at the Canadian Olympic Trials, giving her the chance to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Madeleine is training for the upcoming Games and when she is not running, she writes for a magazine about running.

Srimalie Bassani lives and works in Mantova, Italy. Her mother has always encouraged her artistic expression, and she is the inspiration for her passion. Her work is full of surprises. She always tries to diversify her style based on every story she illustrates. It's almost impossible to remove her from her writing desk, where she keeps a stack of books and teacups of many colors.