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Golden Kiwis
 

Golden Kiwis (Paperback)

By Riley, David

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Who was the first New Zealander to win an Olympic gold medal? Which Kiwi Olympian wore nappies when he competed? Which Paralympian won her first gold medal at the age of fifteen? Who was named New Zealand Olympian of the Century? Golden Kiwis has the answers to these questions. G... read full description below.

ISBN 9780473340094
Barcode 9780473340094
Published 28 April 2016 by Reading Warrior
Format Paperback
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Series Pasifika Sport History
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ISBN-13 9780473340094
ISBN-10 0473340097
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Reading Warrior
Imprint Reading Warrior
Publication Date 28 April 2016
International Publication Date 1 December 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Riley, David
Series Pasifika Sport History
Category Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 92
Dimensions Width: 190mm
Height: 250mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 796.480922
Catalogue Code 655721

Description of this Book

Who was the first New Zealander to win an Olympic gold medal? Which Kiwi Olympian wore nappies when he competed? Which Paralympian won her first gold medal at the age of fifteen? Who was named New Zealand Olympian of the Century? Golden Kiwis has the answers to these questions. Golden Kiwis is a new book by award winning Kiwi author and teacher, David Riley. It tells the inspirational and sometimes unknown stories behind every Olympic gold medal won by New Zealanders.
The book includes:
- Descriptions of Kiwi gold medal winning performances
- Links to video footage
- Lessons we all can learn about success

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Author's Bio

David Riley is an award winning Kiwi children's author and high school Drama and English teacher. David writes books and reading resources for teachers, parents and young people. He's written two plays and eight books including Off Loading with Sonny Bill Williams which was longlisted in the 2015 LIANZA Children's Book Awards. In 2016, two of David's books, Jammin' with Steven Adams and Samoan Heroes, won Storylines Notable Books Awards.

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