Sports Illustrated Kids Big Book of Why (Hardcover)

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    Why are three goals called a hat trick? Why is "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" sung during the seventh-inning stretch? Why don't the Cleveland Browns have a logo on their helmet? Why do golf balls have dimples? Why do Olympic swimmers flip when they turn at the end of the pool? Divided into four levels of difficulty - a professional level, an All-Star level, an MVP level and a Hall of Fame level - each answer is provided not only with an in-depth explanation on the science, history or origin of the particular subject matter, but with photos and illustrations that help make the information easy to digest. A must-have book for any curious young sports fan, the dynamic content is distinctly "Sports Illustrated Kids" in the way it entertains as it informs, focusing on the fun kids derive from their enjoyment of sports and presenting big, exciting action photos from the Sports Illustrated collection. A four-part interactive quiz at the back of the book invites readers to find the biggest adult sports fans they know and attempt to stump them with the fascinating insider knowledge the book provides.

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    ISBN 9781618930354
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / General
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 128
    Publisher Date 2012-08-07 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Sports Illustrated
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 9.75 in
    Wdth 8.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.25 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Great Book!
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      My 10 year old son absolutely loved this book. I thinkit has 500 pages of info/statistics/random sports stuff and he polished it off in about 3 days! He couldn't put it down. Very thorough, covers a wide variety of sports, and overall a great book for a young sports fan (and maybe even his dad!!!)...

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      Pleasantly surprised that I finally received a book that was in good condition and worth the money.

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