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Strong As Sandow

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Published: September 2017
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Author: Don Tate
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BIC Subject: Children's / Teenage: general non-fiction
 
Published: 15-Sep-2017
Format: Hardback, 40 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781580896283
Stock Code: 0896283
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Little Friedrich M3ller was a puny weakling who longed to be athletic and strong like the ancient Roman gladiators. He exercised and exercised. But he was still puny. As a young man, he found himself under the tutelage of a professional body builder. Friedrich worked and worked. He changed his name to Eugen Sandow and he got bigger and stronger. Everyone wanted to become oas strong as Sandow.o Inspired by his own experiences body-building, Don Tate tells the story of how Eugen Sandow changed the way people think about strength and exercise and made it a part of everyday life. Backmatter includes more information about Sandow, suggestions for exercise, an author's note, and a bibliography.Little Friedrich M3ller was a puny weakling who longed to be athletic and strong like the ancient Roman gladiators. He exercised and exercised. But he was still puny. As a young man, he found himself under the tutelage of a professional body builder. Friedrich worked and worked. He changed his name to Eugen Sandow and he got bigger and stronger. Everyone wanted to become oas strong as Sandow.o Inspired by his own experiences body-building, Don Tate tells the story of how Eugen Sandow changed the way people think about strength and exercise and made it a part of everyday life. Backmatter includes more information about Sandow, suggestions for exercise, an author's note, and a bibliography.
Don Tate is the author and illustrator of Poet- The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton (Peachtree), for which he received the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. He received the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor for It Jes' Happened- When Bill Traylor Started to Draw (Lee & Low), illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. Tate is also the illustrator of several picture books, including Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions, The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch (Eerdmans), and The Cart That Carried Martin. Don lives in Austin, Texas.
 
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