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Extreme sports people

Extreme sports people

Mason, Paul, 1967-

This volume explores nine sporting celebrities in-depth, looking at their background, personal life, and career highlights. The lives of Sébastien Foucan, Shanaze Reade, Lewis Hamilton, and Shaun White are all covered. The book also features six mini-biographies of other extreme sports stars

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Wayland, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Paul Mason
ISBN: 0750265663, 9780750265669
Intended audience: Key Stage 2. Juvenile.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 24 p. : col. ports. ; 28 cm.
Series: Celebrity secrets
Subject: Athletes Biography Juvenile literature.; Extreme sports Juvenile literature.; Sport.; Non-Fiction 9+.
Series Title: Celebrity secrets.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 6.2
Interest Level: MY
Points: 1
Quiz Number: 222620

Author note

Paul Mason`s interest in writing stems from his childhood when he won the Scripture Prize in his last year at Primary School. He now is an experienced freelance writer and editor of a variety of children`s information books, with subjects including extreme sports, geography and travel. He has a degree in anthropology, has worked in Turkey and taught English as a foreign language. Paul is a keen sportsman and particularly enjoys surfing, mountain biking and snowboarding.