Author(s): Gavin Newsham
This London 2012 official junior book contains everything young readers need to become true Olympic Games and Paralympic Games experts as they study the easy-to-follow Games event analysis, star athlete profiles, and absorb the brilliant action photographs.Illustrated with 100 amazing images and appealing to junior fans, this fantastic book looks at each of the major events as well as profiling of all of the tournament's star athletes including Usain Bolt, Tom Daley, Rebecca Adlington, Chris Hoy and Ellie Simmonds.Readers will meet Wenlock and Mandeville, the official London 2012 Games mascots, and be entertained by the special features on the venues, great Games moments and amazing facts.The official London 2012 Games Fact File is the essential companion for junior fans and will keep them entertained throughout the Games.
Gavin Newsham is an award-winning writer whose work regularly appears in the Observer Sport Monthly and the Sunday Times. His previous books include Once in a Lifetime, the story of the New York Cosmos and celebrated biographies of golfer John Daly (for which he won the NSC Best New Writer in 2004), The Ofiicial Treasures of Muhammad Ali and the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Fact File.
Introduction Meet Wenlock and Mandeville Welcome to London Know the Events Tour the Venues Amazing Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Moments Star Athlete Profiles The Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Numbers Amazing Games Quotes Olympic and Paralympic Event Timetable