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  • My Book of Gymnastics

    by DK

    Learn your back springs from your bridges in this first gymnastics book for young fans and future Olympians.Meet the stars of the gymnastic world in this sports book, from Simone Biles to Max Whitlock, and find out how they train and perfect routines to take to the floor and wow the judging panel.With tons of photos and step-by-step illustrations, this book breaks down some of the complicated ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Legacy

    by Tim Cahill

    The # 1 Bestselling Sport Autobiography of the greatest of all the Socceroos.It's an unlikely footballing fairy tale. Born in Sydney to a Samoan mother and Londoner father, Timothy Cahill grew up in the sprawling western suburbs, where cricket and rugby league ruled. It was a long way from his father's beloved West Ham and the English game that transfixed a young Tim with his own unlikely dreams ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • True Spirit

    The Aussie girl who took on the world

    by Jessica Watson

    The story of a remarkable girl who followed her dream and conquered the world.On 15 May 2010, after 210 days at sea and 24,285 nautical miles, 16-year-old Jessica Watson sailed her yacht, Ella's Pink Lady, triumphantly back into Sydney Harbour. She had become the youngest person to sail solo, unassisted and non-stop around the world.Told in Jessica's own words, this fully updated edition of True ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Lance Armstrong

    A Biography

    by Bill Gutman

    BACK ON THE BIKELANCE ARMSTRONG is the premier cyclist in sports history. But the road to victory has not been smooth, which makes his story all the more compelling. In 1991 he was the National Amateur Cycling Champion, and a professional career seemed guaranteed. But a grim diagnosis of cancer in 1996 threatened to cut the career -- and his life -- short. With the help of family, friends, and a ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • JB Andrew

    Mustang Magic

    by Judy Andrekson and 1 more

    series True Horse Stories
    He was born, wild and free, in the vast mountainous scrublands of Nevada. Until he was a year old, no human hand touched him, though he knew something of the danger people represented to the herd. But one fateful day, the herd was chased by a huge black creature in the sky, and the yearling was separated from his mother. In blind panic he ran, but he could not outdistance the terrifying, whirling ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Running to Extremes

    Ray Zahab's Amazing Ultramarathon Journey

    by Steve Pitt and 1 more

    Ray Zahab was always the last to be picked for team games. Eventually, he quit trying and as he got older, he took up smoking and drinking. But after his grandfather and uncle died, and his father suffered a stroke, Ray realized he had to take charge of his life.Ray gave up his destructive habits and started looking for new challenges. When he read about the 160-km Yukon ultramarathon, he knew he ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Finding Gobi (Younger Readers edition): The true story of one little dog’s big journey

    by Dion Leonard

    For fans of A Streecat Named Bob comes Finding Gobi, the heart-warming true story of a dog who captured the hearts of the world. Younger readers’ edition.WFinding Gobi is the ultimate story of hope and friendship – proving once again, that dogs really are ‘man’s best friend.’In 2016, Dion Leonard, an ultramarathon runner, stumbled across a little stray dog while competing in a gruelling 155 mile ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • JT

    The Making of a Total Legend

    by Johnathan Thurston and 1 more

    JT. One of the greats, simply the best. He is Johnathan Thurston.As a young Brisbane kid, Johnathan Thurston was written off as too skinny, too slow and too wild to play rugby league professionally. But he defied the odds to become one of the game's greatest players.In this young readers' edition of his bestselling autobiography, follow his journey from his debut with the Canterbury Bulldogs in ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Meet... Don Bradman

    by Coral Vass and 1 more

    series Meet
    A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including cricket's greatest ever batsman, Sir Donald Bradman.Don Bradman was Australia's greatest cricketer. This is the story of how he first came to play for Australia, and how his record-breaking feats in the Ashes series became a source of pride and hope during the hard years of the Great ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • On the Court with...LeBron James

    by Matt Christopher and 1 more

    Get on the court with basketball superstar LeBron James in this in-depth, updated biography!LeBron James was a sensation in his early days playing ball in Akron, Ohio, and he continued to amaze as a high school phenomenon. Now an international icon and the heart of his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, he is widely known as one of the greatest basketball players ever to step onto the court.Discover ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Simone Biles: Gymnastics Superstar

    GymnStars Volume 6

    by Christine Dzidrums

    series GymnStars #6
    In the sixth installment of GymnStars, the award-winning children’s biography series, chronicles the career and personal life of Simone Biles, the young gymnast who shattered numerous gymnastics’ records en route to becoming a three-time world champion and an Olympic favorite. ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • A Boy Called Bob

    Becomes an AFL Footballer

    by Bob Murphy and 1 more

    This is the story of a boy called Bob. He’s a little scrawny, a little scruffy, and he likes to sniff footballs (weird). But he has the game in his veins and he’s determined to be one of the greats, like his hero from the mighty Tigers, Matthew Richardson.And he will be! But not without a few misadventures first … His older brother and sister are the worst, he has a major crush on a girl who doesn ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Giving His Best: Cadel Evans

    by Badger and 1 more

    When Cadel Evans won the Tour de France in 2011, he not only became a star to sports fans all over the world, but a hero to thousands of Australian children who watched him make his victorious ride through the Champs-Elysees. Children all over Australia had a new sportsperson to inspire them to achieve.Finally here is the inspirational biography of the cycling star, written for children aged 10-15 ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • A Joosr Guide to... Shoe Dog by Phil Knight: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

    by Joosr

    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at a successful start-up can often seem like a ... Read more

    $4.18 AUD

  • I Got This

    To Gold and Beyond

    by Laurie Hernandez

    New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller!Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages—with never-before-seen photos!At sixteen years old, Laurie Hernandez has already made many of her dreams come true—and yet it’s only the beginning for this highly accomplished ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Iniesta (Ultimate Football Heroes) - Collect Them All!

    by Matt & Tom Oldfield

    series Ultimate Football Heroes
    Meet Andrés Iniesta, Ultimate Football Hero.'As he stood in the tunnel with his teammates behind him and the pitch ahead of him, Andrés smiled to himself. He re-positioned the armband one last time and closed his eyes.'Andrés was always smaller than his friends, but he refused to let that stop him becoming one of the most skilful footballers ever. Iniesta tells of how his talent and hard work ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • On the Court with...Venus and Serena Williams

    by Matt Christopher

    Serena and Venus Williams have captured the attention of the tennis crowd. This title contains photographs, their statistics and a list of career highlights for the sisters. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Yes, She Can!

    Women's Sports Pioneers

    by Glenn Stout

    series Good Sports
    Not very long ago, many people said girls and women were too weak and delicate to play sports.Fortunately, a lot of girls didn't listen. Trudy Ederle, Louise Stokes, Tidye Pickett, Julie Krone and Danica Patrick sure didn't. Trudy Ederle swam the English Channel, Louise Stokes and Tidye Pickett made it into the Olympics running track, Julie Krone became jockey, and Danica Patrick decided to drive ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • A Footy Girls Guide to the Stars of 2017

    by Alicia Sometimes and 1 more

    To celebrate the first-ever elite women’s competition, A Footy Girl’s Guide to the Stars of 2017 showcases some of the key players to look out for, and reveals how they made it to the top of the women’s game.Players profiled include: Daisy Pearce, Emma King, Katie Brennan, Darcy Vescio, Maddy Collier, Kara Donnellan, Sabrina Frederick-Traub and Erin Phillips. What age did they start playing footy? ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • On the Court with ... Shaquille O'Neal

    by Matt Christopher

    Describes the life and career of the basketball superstar and center for the Los Angeles Lakers. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Kicking Goals with Goodesy and Magic

    by Anita Heiss and 2 more

    AFL legends Adam Goodes and Michael O’Loughlin are blood brothers and great mates. They are also two of the best footballers ever to play for the Sydney Swans. Between them, they played over 650 games and kicked over 900 goals.But what were Goodesy and Magic like when they were kids? What kind of scrapes did they get into at school? And what was it like to go from being normal teenagers to AFL ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Basketball

    by Howard Bryant

    From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans!Fast-paced, adrenaline-filled, and brimming with out-of-this-world athleticism, basketball has won the hearts of fans all across America—yet it is particularly popular among kids and teens. Giants of the ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Nadia

    The Girl Who Couldn't Sit Still

    by Karlin Gray and 1 more

    Nadia Comaneci was a feisty and fearless little girl who went from climbing trees in the forests of Romania to swinging into history at the 1976 Olympic Games, where she received an unprecedented seven perfect scores in gymnastics. But as readers will see in this first-ever illustrated picture book about Nadia’s journey to Olympic gold, the road from small-town girl to world-class athlete was full ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • At the Plate with...Ichiro

    by Matt Christopher

    After playing the sport he loved in his home country of Japan for 17 years, Ichiro left in 2000 and joined the Seattle Mariners. Would Ichiro succeed in the world's most challenging baseball league? Includes black-and-white photos and players' statistics. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD