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Being a stuntman

Being a stuntman

'Radar' delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged nine and over. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, this series will encourage children to read - and keep reading!

Book. English.
Published London: Wayland, 2012
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  • Dowlais – Earliest copy due back 15th April 2015

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    0330874X Junior sports and the outdoors Junior nonfiction Overdue (was due back 15th April 2015)


ISBN: 0750264659, 9780750264655
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 32 p.
Series: Top jobs; Radar
Subject: Leisure.; Stunt performers Juvenile literature.; Non-Fiction 9+.
Series Title: Top jobs.; Radar.


  1. All about: The real action stars!
  2. Don't try this at home: Glass fall
  3. 5-minute interview: Luci 'Steel' Romberg
  4. Star story: Jackie Chan
  5. Read all about it: Landing the prize
  6. Real life story: Action Hero - Mark Wagner
  7. Feel it: Fall out
  8. Poster page: Paul Darnell
  9. The history bit: Jaw-dropping japes
  10. Zone in: Tricks of the trade
  11. The lingo: Stunt speak
  12. Record breakers: To the limit
  13. Top five: Stunt stars
  14. Don't try this at home: On fire!
  15. Fan club: Action list
  16. Index

Author note

Isabel Thomas is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children and has written many articles for national newspapers including The Guardian and The Times.


Falling through glass, being set on fire and high-speed car chases are all in a day's work for stuntmen and -women. This title takes a look behind the scenes and finds out what it takes to be a real-life action hero. It features famous stuntpeople such as Jackie Chan and Michelle Yeoh, as well as stunt doubles from films such as Spider-man, Indiana Jones and The Green Lantern.