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Children's Nonfiction Water Sports

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by (author) John Crossingham & Niki Walker

Bayard Publishing
Initial publish date
Mar 2009
Water Sports, Safety, Fitness & Exercise
Recommended Age
8 to 9
Recommended Grade
3 to 4
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2009
    List Price

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People enjoy swimming for exercise and as a fun recreational activity. Swimming in Action will inform kids about the four basic strokes—freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly, how and where to dive, poolside safety, rules, CPR, and the world of competitive swimming.

About the authors

JOHN CROSSINGHAM has spent most of his life playing music and writing words. In addition to having edited with OKB, he is author of Learn to Speak Music. A veteran of numerous bands, including Broken Social Scene and Raising The Fawn, he has toured much of the world, played on Conan, Letterman, and the Junos, and has released several albums and EPs. He has also written and edited dozens of children's books, as well as written about music for FASHION and Chart magazines. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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