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Becoming Muhammad Ali

Becoming Muhammad Ali (Paperback)

By Patterson, James
By Alexander, Kwame
Illustrated by Anyabwile, Dawud

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From two heavy-hitters in children's literature comes a biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali. Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other. Kwame Alexander and James Patterson join forces to vividly depict his life up to age sev...enteen in both prose and verse, including his childhood friends, struggles in school, the racism he faced, and his discovery of boxing. Readers will learn about Cassius' family and neighbors in Louisville, Kentucky, and how, after a thief stole his bike, Cassius began training as an amateur boxer at age twelve. Before long, he won his first Golden Gloves bout and began his transformation into the unrivaled Muhammad Ali. Fully authorized by and written in cooperation with the Muhammad Ali estate, and vividly brought to life by Dawud Anyabwile's dynamic artwork, Becoming Muhammad Ali captures the budding charisma and youthful personality of one of the greatest sports heroes of all time.
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ISBN 9781913090715
Publisher Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781913090715
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd
Imprint Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
 › 2 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Patterson, James
By Alexander, Kwame
Illustrated by Anyabwile, Dawud
Series Stephanie Plum
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Sporting Stories
English Literature: Poetry Texts & Anthologies
Biography & Autobiography: Sport
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 126mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 28mm
Dewey Code 796.83092
Weight 300g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Children/juvenile