Run Like a Girl: 50 Extraordinary and Inspiring Sportswomen
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Run Like a Girl is a collection of fascinating biographical stories told by 50 highly successful sportswomen, from boxing superstar Nicola Adams to record-breaking yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur and fearless mountain biker Rachel Atherton. All over the world, there are female athletes breaking barriers, pushing limits and achieving amazing things, but where did their journeys begin? And what challenges did they have to overcome to get where they are today? As well as giving an insight into their influences, motivations and achievements, each story reminds us that failing can teach us just as much as winning; success isn't limited to the sports field; and 'running like a girl' can lead you all the way to the top. . Inspirational biographical stories from 50 of the world's top female athletes . Illustrated spreads bring each story to life, with panels providing facts and best achievements . Written by the co-author of Be Your Best Self (Button, 2019), shortlisted for the Telegraph Children's Sports Book of the Year 2020 AGES: 7 plus AUTHOR: Danielle Brown MBE is a double Paralympic gold medallist and five-time World Champion in archery. She was World Number 1 for her entire career and made history when she became the first disabled person to represent England and win gold as an able-bodied athlete at the Commonwealth Games. Danielle now works as a professional speaker and trainer, specialising in self-development and success skills. She has worked in the education sector for over a decade, inspiring over 30,000 students through her programmes and has co-authored a GCSE Study Skills guide.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: July 2021
Number of pages: 112
Width: 175 mm
Height: 230 mm
Depth: not specified
Publisher: Button Books